Naval history of Great Britain by William James - Appendix No. 11

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A list of ships of the line and frigates late belonging to the French navy, captured. destroyed, wrecked, foundered, or accidentally burnt, during the year 1809

Gun - ship Name How, when, and where lost
 

Varsovie Destroyed, April 12, by a British fleet under Admiral Lord Gambier, on the Palles shoal near the road of Isle-d'Aix.
 

Robust Destroyed, October 26, by their own crews, after having been driven on shore near Frontignan, Gulf of Lyons, by a British fleet under Vice-

admiral Lord Collingwood.

80

Lion

74

M

d'Haupoult Captured, April 17, by the British 74 Pompée, Castor frigate, and Recruit brig West Indies.
 

...

Aquilon Destroyed, April 12, same as Varsovie, except that Tonnerre and Indienne were set on fire by their own crews.
 

...

Tonnerre

50

...

Calcutta, en flûte
Gun-frig.
40

...

Indienne Destroyed, April 12, same as Varsovie, except that Tonnerre and Indienne were set on fire by their own crews

...

Calypso Destroyed, February 24, by being driven in action upon the rocks off Sable d'Olonne, by a British squadron under Rear-admiral Stopford.

...

Cybele

...

Italienne

Z

Fidelle Captured, August 16, at the surrender of Flushing.
Caroline Captured, September 21, by a British naval and military force, in the bay of St-Paul Isle-Bourbon.
Junon Captured, February 10, by the British frigate Horatio and consorts, West Indies.
Amphitrite Destroyed, February 4 at the attack upon the island of Martinique.
Niemen Captured, April 6, by the British frigate Amethyst, Bay of Biscay
Topaze Captured, January 22, by the British frigate Cleopatra and sloop Hazard, West Indies .

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Loire, en flûte Destroyed, December 18, by a British force at Anse le Barque, island of Quadaloupe

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Seine, en flûte
36

B

Furieuse, en flûte Captured, July 6, by the British sloop of war Bonne-Citoyenne, lat. 43 41/ north long. 340 west.
 

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Félicité, en flûte Captured, June 18, by the British frigate Latona, West Indies.
28

r

Var Captured, February 15, by the British frigate Belle-Poule, off Corfu, Mediterranean.

No Dutch or Danish vessels above a gun-brig captured in the year 1809 ; and the only Russian ships of war captured were two frigates, the Speshnoy and Wilhemia, detained at Plymouth, but not proceeded against as prize.

 

 

 

 

An abstract of French ships of the line and frigates captured, &c. during the year 1809.

.

Lost through the enemy

Lost through accident

Total lost to the French navy.

Total added to the British navy.

 

Capt.

Dest.

Wrecked. Foundered.

Burnt.

Ships of the line

1

5

...

...

...

6

1

Frigates

8

8

...

...

...

16

7

Total..................

9

13

...

...

...

22

8

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