Persanne

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French Ship Persanne (1809)
... The Persanne was a 24-gun Mérinos class transport of the French Navy ... In the ensuing Action of 29 November 1811, Persanne fought gallantly for four hours before being captured ...
Action Of 29 November 1811 - Battle - Unite Vs. Persanne
... initially within sight of the other combatants, Persanne firing the first shots at the pursuing Unite at 1230 ... stern and bow guns which caused six casualties aboard Unite but none on Persanne ... From external appearances, Persanne seemed to be a frigate of similar size to the fifth rate Unite, but in fact the French ship was only lightly armed, carrying ...
Action Of 29 November 1811 - Aftermath
... There were no casualties on Persanne, and Pauline's losses are unknown, although believed to be heavy given her battered condition ... The French also lost the cargo aboard Persanne and Pomone, which amounted to 201 bronze and iron cannon, 220 iron wheels for gun carriages and numerous other military stores ... Similar rewards were not made to the crew of Unite, probably because Persanne was so much smaller and less-well armed than her opponent ...