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La Fidèle

28351
Nominal Guns28ref:692
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1707ref:692
Home PortDunkerque - Flanders ref:692
ShipyardUnknownref:692
CategoryPrivateerref:692
Ship TypeFrigate (Frégate Légère)ref:692
Last known1711ref:692

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen150French Tonneaux147.829 

Armament


1707Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck28 French Canons de Fer

1708Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck27 French Canons de Fer

1709Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck27 French Canons de Fer

1711Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck28 French Canons de Fer

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1707180under Captain Simoensref:692
1708174under Captain Van Crombruggheref:692
1709131under Captain Roelynckref:692
1711170under Captain Vermèreref:692

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1707 - 1708Capitaine de Corsaire
Jean SimoensFrench
Privateer
Service 1707-1710
ref:692
1708Capitaine de Corsaire
Joris van CrombruggheFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1688-1707
ref:692
1709 - 1710Capitaine de Corsaire
Jean RoelynckFrench
Privateer
Service 1707-1710
ref:692
1710Capitaine de Corsaire
Joris van CrombruggheFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1688-1707
ref:1010
1711Capitaine de Corsaire
Jean VermèreFrench
Privateer
Merchant Sailor
Service 1707-1712
ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
12.11.1710Took the Galley
Henburg 1710-1710
British Merchant Galley
near the Isles of Ouessant and carried in Morlaix
ref:1010


Notes on Ship


Same ship ?ref:692

In 1707 , under Captain Simoens , 28 guns and 150 Tx

In 1708 , under Captain Van Crombrugghe , 27 guns and 160 Tx

In 1709 , under Captain Roelynck , 27 guns and 180 Tx

In 1711 , under Captain Vermère , 28 guns and 150 Tx


Act of Council of Prizesref:1010

Jugement du Conseil des Prises du 22/12/1710,  confirmant la rançon de 1560 Livres argent de France , prelevé par le chevalier de Crombrigghe , commandant la frégate le "Fidèle" , de Dunkerque , sur la galere de Jersey , le Hop , allant de Portsmouth aux Canaries .



 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Frédéric Van Moé on Thursday 21st of July 2022 18:44

Tanx a lot for all of this, I can get something at least about Jean Simoens!
Frederic from France

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