Author Results for Jean Rouffet

Note: The Lugger Brilliant. An Anglo-French sea-link between Polpero and Bayonne at the end of the 18th-century.

By Jean Rouffet

An image of a vessel on a French plate sparked an investigation into her name and ownership which went back to the privateer operating out of Polperro in the late 18th century. Read More

Filed under: English Channel | French Revolution
Subjects include: Art & Music | Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers

Note: The Lugger Brilliant An Anglo-French sea-link between Polperro and Bayonne at the end of the eighteenth century

By Jean Rouffet

Investigation of an illustration on a plate dating from 1800 led to the discovery that the vessel Brilliant was captured from the Cornish cree who had been granted privateer status, and resumed a succesful career as part of the French navy. Read More

Filed under: English Channel | French Revolution
Subjects include: Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers