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Le Général Pérignon
|Keel Laid Down||8.1803||E-WIKI|
|Home Port||St Malo - Brittany||ref:692|
|How acquired||Purpose built||E-WIKI|
|Shipyard||St Malo - Brittany||E-WIKI|
British Merchant brig 'Le Général Pérignon' (1810) (14) 1810-1816
British 14 Gun
Part wage for 1 prize : 695 Francsref:692
Part wage for 4 prizes (Nancy ,...) : 956 Francsref:692
Arrived at St Malo with 2 prizes : "British Hero" of 300 tons and "City of London" of 379 tons .E-WIKI
Return to the portref:692
She was seized in Ribadeo , Spain , before being released after a long trial . She sailed to Bayonne where she was recommissioned in September 1809 under the same name and under André Papin .E-WIKI
Sold at auction in Plymouth on 16 March 1810 . She was described as being pierced for 18 guns and having a deep waist with scantlings sufficient for her to add another deck . The auction notice of her sale referred to a chase of 36 hours at a rate of 12 knots .
Pierre Dupont 4th cruise ( from 1806 to 05/12/1806) in Salein
and Dupont , 2th cruise from september 1805 to march 1805 , in wiki , source Demerliac
Admiralty-Office , February 3 , 1810.
Copy of a letter from Captain Parker , of His Majesty's Ship Amazon , to Admiral Lord Gambler , and transmitted by his Lordship to John Wilson Croker , Esq .
His Majesty's Ship Amazon , at sea, My Lord , January 21 , 1810 .
Have the Honour to acquaint your Lordship that the French Privateer Brig Le General Pérignon , of 14 guns and 83 men , was this morning captured by His Majesty's Ship under my command after a run of 160 miles ; she left St-Malo on the 5th instant , since which she has captured the Unanimity Brig from Porto, and from her superior Sailing has cruized very successfully against our trade , since the commencement of the war .
I have the Honour to be, Sec.
(Signed) W. Parker