Le Charles

22363
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorPrivate Owners
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Semillante' (1791) (32)
Purchased1808/09BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1810
Home PortSt Malo BWAS-1793
ShipyardLorient EWIKI
Ship ClassSemillante Class
Designed byPierre-Joseph PénétreauEWIKI
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured1810/11/08BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEWIKI
Length of Gundeck45.47Meters149′ 2″ Imperial
Length of Keel40.28Meters132′ 1″ Imperial
Breadth11.53Meters37′ 9″ Imperial
Depth in Hold5.66Meters18′ 6″ Imperial
Burthen600French Tonneaux587.4

Armament


1808/09Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)EWIKI
Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

1810Broadside Weight UnknownEWIKI
Gun Deck22 French Canons de Fonte

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1808/09 - 1809/02/05Robert SurcoufEWIKI

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1810195 ref:692

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1808/09 - 1809/02/05Corsaire CaptainRobert SurcoufEWIKI1810 - 1810/11/08Corsaire CaptainPhilippe Alexandre MarraudEWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1808/09

Buy by Robert Surcouf after the requisition of his privateer "Revenant" by the Governor

Renamed by his late brother

EWIKI
1809/01/04

Arrival with the product in millions of Francs of the cruise of the privateer "Revenant"  from Maurituis to

Saint-Servan
EWIKI
1809/02/05

Sunk in the port of

Saint-Servan
EWIKI
1809/03

She was later raised and rebuilt

EWIKI
1810/11/08Taken by Amelia (38)
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Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKI WikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:692 Base de donnés sur les capitaines corsaires , les navires et les armateursJJ SaleinWeb Site
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by regis on Saturday 5th of November 2016 14:17

Maybe the Charles disarmed at St Malo in 1809 by Robert Surcouf


Posted by regis on Saturday 5th of November 2016 14:17

Maybe the Charles disarmed at St Malo in 1809 by Robert Surcouf

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