La Confiance

Nominal Guns22BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
Ship TypeCorvette BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
BecomesBritish sloop 'Confiance' (1805) (18)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck117' 0"Imperial Feet35.6616 
Length of Keel94' 8 ½"Imperial Feet28.6639 
Breadth31' 2 ⅞"Imperial Feet9.471 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen491 5994Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen300French Tonneaux293.7 
Burthen360French Tonneaux353.419 


1797 - 1799 Félix Cossin de Chourses (Seigneur des Chourses (Chources)) (1762-1816) Principal Managing Ownerref:692
1798 - 1799Jacques Conte (1753-1836) Principal Managing Ownerref:692
1799 - 1800Jean Baptiste Fortier Principal Managing Ownerref:692
1805 - 1805/06/03 Félix Cossin de Chourses (Seigneur des Chourses (Chources)) (1762-1816) Principal Managing Ownerref:692

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1805180 ref:692

1 Commanding Officer

1805 - 3.6.1805Corsaire CaptainAndré Papinref:692

Service History

3.2.1799Took the Merchantman Echo E-WIKI
3.6.1805Taken by Loire (40) at Muros

Notes on Ship

Ship and owners ??ref:692

300 Tx all description for Cossin

300 or 360 or 364 Tx for Conte

Same fate for the 2 description : Hms Loire captor

365 Tx for Fortier


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