Le Dragon

21970
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1800BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBrig-Corvette BG
Captured5.5.1800BWAS-1793

Armament


5.5.1800Broadside Weight UnknownBG
Gun Deck10 French Canons de Fonte

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.5.180072 BG

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1800 - 5.5.1800Lieutenant de Vaisseau LachurieBG

Service History


DateEventSource
3.5.1800

Bound with dispatches to Guadeloupe

Depart from

Rochefort
BG
5.5.1800Taken by Cambrian (40) in the ChannelBG
5.5.1800Taken by Fisgard (44) in the ChannelBG


Notes on Ship


Shipref:692

Private or State ship ?

Pierced for 14 guns : 05/05/1800 10 guns


CaptureBG

MY LORD, Cambrian at Sea, May 5, 1800.

I have the honor to inform you that His Majesty's Ship under my command captured this morning, in company with the Fisgard, Le Dragon, a French Brig Corvette, of 10 guns, pierced for 14, and 72 men, commanded by Monsieur Lachurie, Lieutenant de Vaisseau ; she is 2 days from Rochefort bound to Guadeloupe with dispatches.

I remain, Sec. Sec. Sec.

ARTHUR K. LEGGE



 

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