La Rusée (Rusé)

Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Home PortSaint-Jean-de-Luz - Aquitaine ref:692
Ship TypeBrig BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen80French Tonneaux78.32 


1798Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck14 French Canons de Fonte

11.12.1798Broadside Weight = 28 French Livre (30.2176 lbs 13.706 kg)TNC
Gun Deck14 French 4-Pounder


1798 - 1798/12/11 Recur Principal Managing Ownerref:692

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
179834 ref:692
11.12.179860 TNC

1 Commanding Officer

1798 - 11.12.0798Corsaire CaptainPierre Desparmetref:692

Service History

11.12.1798Taken by Triton (32) TNC
11.12.1798Taken by San Fiorenzo (36) TNC

Notes on Ship


St. Fiorenzo, at Sea,Dec. 13, 1798.

My lord have the honor to inform your Lordship, that the St. Fiorenzo and Triton captured, on the 11th and 12th Instant, the Vessels named in the margin *, which are sent to Plymouth.

I have the Honor to be, &c. &c. &c. H. NEALE.


St. Joseph, Spanish Privateer, mounting 4 long Brass 6-pounders, complement 64 men.

La Rusee, French Brig, coppered, just off the stocks, and in every respect fit for His Majesty's Service, mounting 14 4-pounders, complement 60 men.

Recaptured, The George Brig, of London, from Bristol bound to Lisbon, loaded with coals, copper, and bottles.

Ship and captain ??ref:692

In Salein , capture 12/1798

but cruise in 1799 , error typo ??


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