Le Saint Esprit

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Nominal Guns36ref:692
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1693ref:692
Home PortSt Malo - Brittany ref:692
How acquiredPurpose builtref:692
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine ref:683
CategoryPrivateerref:692
Ship TypeFrigate ref:692
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:692
Last known1705ref:683

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen300French Tonneaux293.7 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1693 - 1697Corsaire Captain Alain Porée (Sieur de La Touche) (1665-1730)ref:683

Service History


DateEventSource
1693

Purpose build for Magon de La Lande and Co at

Bayonne
ref:683
1693

Took in the summer 1693 under Captain Alain Porée two Dutch ships on the return from Guinea with a cargo of gold of 200000 Livres Tournois .

ref:683
1695

Homeport : Nantes

ref:690
12.2.1695Took the Merchantman Thistle at 70 Lieues off Ouessantref:1010
14.2.1695Capture of the Dartmouth
14.2.1695Took the Ship of the Line Dartmouth (48) in the Western Approachesref:683
11.4.1695Capture of Cheval Volant
11.4.1695Took the Ship Cheval Volant ref:1010
12.1695

Board and take in compagny of the privateer Polastron , Captain Jacques Le Fer de La Bellière , 3 large dutch ships returning from

Cádiz
ref:683
1696

In the autumn 1696 , took under Captain Alain Porée who is wounded the 2 dutch privateers "Annibal" and "Aigle Noir" in a combat of 3 1/2 hours .

ref:683
1696Took the Privateer Annibal (34) ref:683
1696Took the Privateer Aigle Noir (32) ref:683
31.12.1696Took the Merchantman Bonnitte ref:1010
7.1702

With René Duguay-Trouin , sterile cruise in the Orcades .

On the return , combat against a dutch ship .

ref:683
8.1703

Bound with a cargo to Peru

ref:683
5.1705

Return with a rich cargo of silver at

Auray
ref:683

 

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