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Heureux

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Nominal Guns22BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French Privateer corvette 'L'Heureuse' (1799) (22) 1799-1799
French 22 Gun
Privateer Corvette
Captured19.10.1799BWAS-1793
First Commissioned8.1800BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Foundered6.1806BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck127' 6"Imperial Feet38.7152 
Breadth33' 0"Imperial Feet10.0584 
Burthen598Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck127' 8 ½"Imperial Feet38.7223 
Length of Keel102' 9"Imperial Feet31.2039 
Breadth33' 1"Imperial Feet10.0669 
Depth in Hold15' 1"Imperial Feet4.5771 
Burthen598 1894Tons BM 

Armament


12.1799Broadside Weight = 132 Imperial Pound ( 59.862 kg)B028
Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder

8.1800Broadside Weight = 329 Imperial Pound ( 149.2015 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1800155 BWAS-1793

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.1800 - 1805Captain
Loftus Otway BlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1808
BWAS-1793
1805 - 4.1806Captain
George YounghusbandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1806
BWAS-1793
4.1806 - 6.1806Captain
John MorrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1801
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
25.3.1800Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
4.1800Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
11.1800Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1801Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
28.5.1801Took the Schooner
L'Egypte (16) 1801-1801
French 16 Gun
Unrated Schooner
off Barbados

21.6.1803Capture of St. Lucia and Tobago
26.9.1803Took the Schooner
La Serpente 1803-1803
French Unrated Schooner
at Berbice

26.2.1804Took the Privateer
Le Flibustier (6) 1804-1804
French 6 Gun
Privateer
BG
31.5.1805Took the Privateer
La Désirée (1) 1805-1805
French 1 Gun
Privateer

14.1.1806Took the Privateer
Amelia (8) 1806-1806
Spanish 8 Gun
Privateer
off Trinidad
BG
16.2.1806Took the Privateer
La Bellone (14) 1805-1806
French 14 Gun
Privateer
off Barbados
BG
16.2.1806Took the Schooner
La Bécune (3) 1806-1806
French 3 Gun
Privateer Schooner
off Barbados after an 8 hours chace .
BG
8.3.1806Took the Privateer
Le Huron (18) 1806-1806
French 18 Gun
Privateer
off Barbados
BG
30.3.1806Took the Schooner
La Dame Ernouf (16) 1806-1806
French 16 Gun
Privateer Schooner
BG
6.1806Lost presumed foundered with all hands in the North AtlanticBWAS-1793

 

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