Auguste (1808 privateer)

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History
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Name: Auguste
Builder: Courau Frères , Bordeaux
Commissioned: 1808
Fate: Captured 1811
General characteristics [1]
Displacement: 300 tons (French)
Length: 33.1 m (108 ft 7 in)
Beam: 9.7 m (31 ft 10 in)
Sail plan: Ship
Complement: 70
Armament: 18 × 8-pounder short guns
Notes: Three-masted

Auguste (or Augusta) was a privateer launched at Bordeaux in 1808. She cruised under Henry the younger from 1808 to 1809, and again from September 1810 to November. She also cruised under La Case at some point in 1809 or 1810. In December 1810 command passed to Juan Jamays, who was her captain at the time of her capture.

Capture: HMS Emerald captured Auguste on 6 April 1811,[2] and brought her into Cork.[3]

Notes, citations, and references[edit]

Notes

Citations

  1. ^ Demerliac (2004), №2303, p.287.
  2. ^ "No. 16548". The London Gazette. 3 December 1811. p. 2341.
  3. ^ Lloyd's List, №4554.

References

  • Demerliac, Alain (2004). La Marine du Consulat et du Premier Empire: Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1800 A 1815 (in French). Éditions Ancre. ISBN 2-903179-30-1.