L'Huitre

26582
Nominal Guns2ref:692
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1747ref:692
Home PortGranville - Normandy ref:692
ShipyardUnknownref:692
CategoryPrivateerref:692
Ship TypeDogger BG
Captured3.6.1747BG

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen12French Tonneaux17.622 

Armament


1747Broadside Weight = 3 French Livre (3.2376 lbs 1.4688 kg)ref:692
Gun Deck12 French Swivel
Gun Deck2 French Canons de Fer

3.6.1747Broadside Weight = 2.5 French Livre (2.698 lbs 1.224 kg)BG
Gun Deck10 French Swivel
Gun Deck2 French Canons de Fer

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1747 - 1747/06/03 Fillatre des Hogues ref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
174737 ref:692
3.6.174732 BG

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1747 - 3.6.1747Corsaire CaptainJean Baptiste Hugon du Puy (1725-1754)ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1.6.1747

Depart from her new homeport :

Cherbourg
BG
3.6.1747Taken by Vulture (10) between Portland and the Isle of Wight and carried into WeymouthBG


Notes on Ship


Captureref:818

Admiralty-Office June 6.

Captain Harland, of his Majesty's Ship the Tilbury, also gives an account, that on the 3th Instant, as he was coming up the Channel with the Vultur Sloop, he saw a French Dogger Privateer between Portland and the Isle of Wight, to which he ordered the Vultur to give chase, who in 3 hours came up with and took her, and has sent her into Weymouth. She profves to be the L'Huitre of Cherburg, with 2 carriage and 10 swivel guns, and 32 mens and had been but 2 days out of port.



 

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