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|Keel Laid Down||19.7.1797||E-WIKI|
|Shipyard||Le Havre - Normandy||E-WIKI|
|Ship Class||Valeureuse Classe variant Seine Class (1797)||E-WIKI|
Charles Henri Pierre TellierFrench
|National Rate||Quatrième Rang|
|Sailing Rig||Ship Rigged||E-WIKI|
In August 1806, a storm caused "Valeureuse" to separate from the fleet . She took refuge on 31 August in Delaware Bay , where she arrived dismasted . "Valeureuse" was in such a bad state that she had to be sold .
On 24 October Lloyd's List reported that "Valeureuse "had gone into Philadelphia . She was condemned at Philadelphia , and was sold at Marcus Hook , Pennsylvania .E-WIKI
Her officers and crew, and stores were put aboard the American ship "George Washington" . On 15 January 1807, HMS Blanche intercepted "George Washington" off Bordeaux . The British found that she was carrying Captain Kargarian (Kergariou), the former commander of "Valeureuse" , and 306 of his officers and men, but no stores from "Valeureuse" . The British took the Frenchmen aboard Blanche as prisoners and then sent "George Washington" to England. "George Washington" arrived at Portsmouth on 2 February .