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Le Charles

22363
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorPrivate Owners
Previously
Purchased9.1808BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1810BWAS-1793
Home PortSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1793
ShipyardLorient - Brittany E-WIKI
Ship ClassSemillante Class (1790)E-WIKI
Designed by
Pierre-Joseph PénétreauFrench
Ship Builder
E-WIKI
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured8.11.1810BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
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


9.1808Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)E-WIKI
Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

1810Broadside Weight UnknownE-WIKI
Gun Deck22 French Canons de Fonte

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1808/09 - 1809/02/05
Robert SurcoufFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Owner
Privateer
Ship Builder
Service 1808
E-WIKI

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1810195 ref:692

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1808 - 5.2.1809Capitaine de Corsaire
Robert SurcoufFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Owner
Privateer
Ship Builder
Service 1808
E-WIKI
1810 - 8.11.1810Capitaine de Corsaire
Philippe Alexandre MarraudFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1804-1810
E-WIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1808

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

Renamed by his late brother

E-WIKI
4.1.1809

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

Saint-Servan
E-WIKI
5.2.1809

Sunk in the port of

Saint-Servan
E-WIKI
3.1809

She was later raised and rebuilt

E-WIKI
8.11.1810Taken by
Amelia (38) 1796-1816
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate


 

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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