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La Dépèche

20630
Nominal Guns10ref:692
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1758ref:692
Home PortMorlaix - Brittany ref:692
ShipyardUnknownref:692
CategoryPrivateerref:692
Ship TypeBrig BG
Captured29.4.1759

Armament


29.4.1759Broadside Weight = 2 French Livre (2.1584 lbs 0.9792 kg)BG
Gun Deck8 French Swivel
Gun Deck10 French Canons de Fer

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
29.4.175934 BG

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1758 - 29.4.1759Capitaine de Corsaire
René Lepeltier DufresneFrench
Privateer
Service 1758-1759
ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1758

Took the ships "Elisabeth et Marie" , "Charmante Betty" and "Industrie"

ref:692
29.4.1759Taken by
Diligence (10) 1756-1780
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1779 Renamed "Comet"
off Morlaix



Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

Admiralty Office, May 7, 1759.

Captain Eastwood, of His Majesty's Sloop Diligence, has taken and brought into Penzance a French Privateer Brig called the Dispatch, Thomas Le Pettice, Commander, of Morlaix, last from Cherbourg ; she mounted 10 carriage and 8 swivel guns, and had 34 men.



 

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