Nominal Guns16
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardRedbridge - Hampshire
Constructor Hobbs & Hellyer
Ship TypeGun-brig
BecomesFrench Privateer schooner 'Le Duquesne' (1806) (12)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck86' 7"Imperial Feet26.2424 
Length of Keel71' 0"Imperial Feet21.6408 
Breadth21' 5 ½"Imperial Feet6.4135 
Depth in Hold11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Burthen174' 2894"Tons BM 


4.1798Broadside Weight = 192 Imperial Pound ( 87.072 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
179850 BWAS-1793

7 Commanding Officers

4.1798 - 11.12.1800LieutenantFrancis Godolphin BondBWAS-179311.12.1800 - 1802LieutenantJames Mein (d.1809)BWAS-17935.1802 - 1803LieutenantJohn LawrenceBWAS-17931803 - 1804LieutenantWilliam SandersBWAS-17931804 - 17.10.1804LieutenantWilliam Autridge (d.1825)BWAS-17931804 - 1805LieutenantRichard HarwardBWAS-17931805 - 17.12.1806LieutenantWilliam CarrBWAS-1793

Service History

14.11.1799Took the Privateer El Orely y Los Tres Amigos (4) in the Mediterranean
22.12.1799Took the Privateer L'Espérance (5) in the Mediterranean
24.12.1799Took the Privateer Felicidad (5) in the Mediterranean
25.12.1799Took the Privateer San Antonio y Animas (6) in the Mediterranean
17.3.1800Took the Privateer San Pedro Apostle (5) in the Mediterranean
15.5.1800Took the Privateer La Vengeance (15) in the Mediterranean
16.5.1800Took the Privateer La Animas Sola
31.5.1800Took the Lugger La Légère (3) BG
7.11.1800Took the Privateer San Miguel (9)
23.11.1800Took the Privateer San Antonio y Animas La Fortuna (6)
23.11.1800Took the Privateer San Pedro y Francisco (3)
31.1.1801Took the Privateer Santa Victoria (6)
5.2.1801Took the Privateer San Francisco La Panla (2)
11.2.1801Took the Privateer San Josef (4)
1802In Ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
17.11.1802Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
21.6.1803Capture of St. Lucia and Tobago
17.12.1806Taken by La Thétis (40) off Guadeloupe


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Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 28th of August 2012 21:12

31 May 1800 French Legere 3 lugger taken by Netley 16 Lt Bond in the Mediterranean

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