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Build value : 26000 Francs
Took under Captain Lavergne the ship "John Marie"
Part wage : 98 Francsref:692
Sailed from St MaloBG
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.
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