L'Impromptu

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Nominal GunsLightly ArmedBWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Captured1.1797BG
Home PortCherbourg - Normandy ref:692
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Captured7.3.1797BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen31French Tonneaux60.698 

Armament


1797Broadside Weight = 0.5 French Livre (0.5396 lbs 0.2448 kg)ref:692
Gun Deck2 French Swivel

7.3.1797Broadside Weight = 1 French Livre (1.0792 lbs 0.4896 kg)BG
Gun Deck4 French Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
179724 ref:692
7.3.179731 BG

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.1797 - 7.3.1797Corsaire CaptainHenri Nicolas Lecuyerref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
7.3.1797Taken by Nimble (10) off St Alban's Head


Notes on Ship


Ownerref:692

Couey Dulongprey of Cherbourg


OriginBG
Former mercantile Ann of Dartmouth taken by some French prisoners from Brixham

 

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