French corvette Corcyre (1811)
|Captured:||by HMS Eagle on 27 November 1811|
|Armament:||26 long guns|
The Corcyre was a 26-gun store ship of the French Navy. She was originally the Russian frigate Leghoi, captured and brought into French service.
On 27 November 1811, as she sailed escorted by Uranie and Scemplone, ferrying troops and ammunition, she was chased by HMS Eagle and captured. Her captain, lieutenant Langlade, was acquitted for the loss of his ship on 16 September 1812.
Sources and references
- HMS Eagle, Naval database