La Musette

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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1793BWAS-1793
Home PortNantes - Brittany ref:692
ShipyardNantes - Brittany BWAS-1793
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCorvette ref:692
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured21.12.1796BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish sloop 'Musette' (1796) (18)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck102' 0 ½"Imperial Feet31.1023 
Length of Keel80' 9 ⅜"Imperial Feet24.3935 
Breadth26' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet7.9312 
Depth in Hold13' 3 ¾"Imperial Feet3.9815 
Burthen311 7594Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen300French Tonneaux293.7 

Armament


1793Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck22 French Canons de Fonte

1796Broadside Weight = 1 French Livre (1.0792 lbs 0.4896 kg)ref:692
Gun Deck4 French Swivel
Gun Deck18 French Canons de Fonte

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1793180 ref:692
1796150 ref:692
21.12.1796150 BG

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1793Capitaine de Corsaire Joseph Augustin Desageneaux (1758-1813)ref:6921796 - 21.12.1796Capitaine de Corsaire Jean-Jacques Desbrosses (1755-?)ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1793

Requisitioned by the State

ref:692
1796

Took the ships "Ocean" , "Jeune Jackson" , "Crémone" , "Betzy" , "Alert" , "Abeille" , "Industrious"

 

ref:692
1796

In her last Cruize , she had , about 30 Leagues Westward of Cape Clear , taken 2 vessels, one of which, the Abbey (maybe spelling Abeille in french) , of Liverpool , from Lisbon to Liverpool , is recaptured, and just brought in by HMS Daphne.

BG
21.12.1796Taken by Hazard (16) off the Irish coast

 

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