L'Audacieux

29918
Nominal Guns1ref:692
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1796ref:692
Home PortSt Malo - Brittany ref:692
ShipyardUnknownref:692
CategoryPrivateerref:692
Ship TypeLugger ref:692
Captured20.6.1797ref:692

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen36French Tonneaux41.118 

Armament


20.6.1797Broadside Weight = 9.5 French Livre (10.2524 lbs 4.6503 kg)BG
Gun Deck1 French 18-Pounder
Gun Deck2 French Swivel

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1796 - 1797 Duchesne and Pintedevin Principal Managing Ownerref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
179648 ref:692
20.6.179746 BG

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1796 - 1797Corsaire CaptainAndré Louis Lavergne (1757-1835)ref:69214.6.1797 - 20.6.1797Corsaire CaptainJacques Debon (1768-1853)BG

Service History


DateEventSource
1796

Build value : 26000 Francs

Took under Captain Lavergne the ship "John Marie"

Part wage : 98 Francs

ref:692
14.6.1797

Sailed from St Malo

BG
20.6.1797Taken by Diligence (14) BG


Notes on Ship


Captureref:692

Admiralty-Office, June 27, 1797. 

Copy of a letter from Mr. George Hough, belonging to the Diligence Custom-House Cutter, to Evan Nepean, Esq; dated Milford Haven, June 23,  1797

SIR, I beg to acquaint you, for the Information of my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that on the 20th Instant, St. Ive's bearing S. W. 10 leagues, I fell in with and captured, after a chace of 24 hours, L'Audacieux French Lugger Privateer, M. Jacques de Bon, Commander, mounting 1 18-pounder and 2 swivels, and manned with 46 men, from St. Malo, out 6 days; had only taken a Danish Brig, from Liverpool bound to Hamburgh which I had the satisfaction to retake also a few hours afterwards.

I have the honor to be, &c.

G. HOUGH


Same ship ?ref:692

In 1796 , 1 gun , 48 mens , 36 tx , lugger , Homeport St Malo , Captain Lavergne

In 1797 , 1 gun and 2 swivels , 46 mens , lugger , Homeport St Malo , Captain De Bon , no description owner

 



 

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