Le Flibustier

22000
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1797BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCutter BG
Captured10.1797BWAS-1793

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.179729 BG

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1797Taken by Diana (38) on the Irish Station


Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

Admiralty-Office, October 14, 1797.

Copy of a letter from Vice-Admiral Kingsmill, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Ships and Vessels on the Coast of Ireland, to Evan Nepean, Esq; dated the tb of October, 1797.

SIR, Request you will inform my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that Captain Faulknor, of His Majesty's Ship Diana, has sent in a coppered French Cutter Privateer Le Flibustier, of 4 Guns, 5 Swivels and 29 Men, out of Bourdeaux 52 days, but which had not made any capture.

I have the Honor to be, &c. Sre. &c.

R. KINGSMILL.



 

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Posted by JP Lapeyre on Friday 25th of October 2019 18:30

According to English records (ADM 103/329) Was captured on 27 Sept 1797 off Cape Finesterra. Alexandre C. Lapeyre was the 1st Lieutenant on board.

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