Le Recovery

22541
Nominal Guns14BG
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1795ref:692
Home PortLe Havre - Normandy ref:692
ShipyardUnknown
CategoryPrivateerBG
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1793
Captured10.2.1797BG

Armament


1795Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck14 French Canons de Fonte

10.2.1797Broadside Weight UnknownBG
Gun Deck14 French Canons de Fonte

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1795106 ref:692
179652under Captain Pierre Lachevre with burthen 69 Tx and no homeport namingref:692
10.2.179746 BG

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1795 - 1797Corsaire Captain Fierceref:6921796Corsaire CaptainPierre Lachevreref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
10.2.1797Taken by Triton (32) in the ChannelBG


Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

Admiralty-Office, February 18, 1797.

Copy of a letter from Captain Halsted, Commander of His Majesty's Ship Phœnix, to Evan Nepean, Esq; dated at Sea, February 11, 1797.

SIR, I pleased to acquaint their Lordships, that the "Jeune Emilie", a French Privateer Brig, of 10 guns and 62 men, was captured by His Majesty's Ship Triton this evening. She has been only 40 days from St Malo, has taken an English Sloop called the Friendship, from Lisbon to Liverpool, with fruit and an English Ship Letter of Marque, of 10 Nine-Pounders and 21 men, called the Battalion, from Liverpool to Jamaica, after an Action of three quarters of an hour.

I have also to acquaint you, for their Lordships further information, that the Triton captured the French Privateer Cutter Recovery, of 14 guns and 46 men, on the 10th instant, whish had been a few days from Havre and had taken an English Smuggler, and an American Ship bound to Bombay the latter was retaken a few hours afterwards by the Stag.

I have the Honor to be, &c

L.W. HALSTED


Ship typeref:692

Flute in Salein under Captain Fierce


Same ship ??ref:692

In 1795 , 1796 and 1797



 

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Posted by C. CANIVET on Monday 23rd of December 2019 12:59

Le Recovery n'a pas été capturé en novembre 1797 mais le 10 février 1797 (voir la London Gazette du 14 février 1797)

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