Le Prudent

Nominal Guns44FWIKI
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
First Commissioned1694FWIKI
Home PortSt Malo - Brittany ref:692
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine FWIKI
Ship TypeUnknownFWIKI
Last known1694FWIKI


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:693


1692 - 1696Jean Magon de la Lande (1641-1709)ref:692

2 Commanding Officers

18.12.1692 - 1694Corsaire CaptainJacques Gouin de Beauchêne (1652-1730)ref:6931696Corsaire CaptainJacques Gouin de Beauchêne (1652-1730)ref:692

Service History

28.7.1693Battle of Bear Bay
20.9.1693Took the Ship of the Line Diamond (42) ref:695
10.9.1694Battle of Ferryland
23.5.1696Took the Merchantman Constante Marie at 25 lieues off the Isles of Scilly .ref:1010


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Posted by Gérard ANGLADE on Sunday 3rd of July 2016 13:22

• 07/1693: bataille de la Baie des Ours dans le Spitsberg.
Le capitaine Jacques Gouin de Beauchêne commande le Prudent.
o Source d’origine en français: AN Marine B/4/14 (2) f°521 à 527
o Source en anglais : Philippe Henrat hachettp://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/arctic/Arctic37-4-544.pdf

Posted by Gérard ANGLADE on Tuesday 28th of June 2016 15:39

• Acquired : 1692/12
• Shipyard : Bayonne
• Shiptype : Privateer Frigate
• 500 tons, 44 guns
• Commander from 1692/12 to 1694/12 : Privateer Captain (and owner) Jacques Gouin de Beauchènes (1652-1730)
• Battle of Bear Bay (Spitsbergen) : 1693/06 Source France AN Marine B/4/14 (2) f°522

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