Catalogue description Captured ship: L'Intrépide (master Jacques Charles Roux). History: a French merchant...

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Details of HCA 32/118/9
Reference: HCA 32/118/9

Captured ship: L'Intrépide (master Jacques Charles Roux).

History: a French merchant ship (400 tons, 16 guns, 44 men), bound from Cap Francois, Saint Domingue to Bordeaux, laden with sugar, coffee, indigo, leather, hides, tortoise shells, pistols and Spanish dollars; taken on 8/19 October 1744 by HMS Jersey (Charles Hardy commanding), and brought into Plymouth.

Court Papers:

  • [CP 1-CP 5]: standing interrogatories, three examinations, commissioners' affidavit;
  • [CP 6]: allegation;
  • [CP 7]: abstract and translation of the 25 ship's papers.

Ship's Papers numbered SP 1-SP 25.

[Decision: condemned as prize, 10 December 1744]

Note: Extra information from HCA 30/775/4
Date: 1744
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: HCA 32/118/1/9; HCA 32/120/4
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English and French
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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