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Type: French 3rd rate ; Armament 64
2 Sep 1801 Causse, 64, Captured, along with two other un-named vessels on September 2, by a combined British and Turkish force at the capitulation of Alexandria. (Vol iii, Appendix No 13)
2d of September 1801 (Vol iii - page 109)
The French ships of war found in the old or western harbour were the Causse, 64, the frigates Egyptienne, Justice, and Régénérée, and two small ex-Venetian frigates, of whose names we are uncertain. The Dubois appears to have been broken up. The Héliopolis was probably one of the ex-Turkish corvettes restored to the captain pacha ; and the Lodi, since the middle of May, had been despatched to France with General Reynier, sent home by General Menou. This remarkably fine brig, in spite of the numerous British cruisers at that time in the Mediterranean, accomplished her passage in safety, arriving on the 28th of June at the port of Nice.
In the division of the ships between the British and Turkish naval commanders-in- chief, the latter received the Causse, Justice, and one of the Venetian frigates; and the former, the Egyptienne, Régénérée, and the other Venetian frigate. What became of the latter frigate we are unable to say; but the Régénérée, a ship of 902 tons, and a very fast sailer, was added to the British navy as a 12-pounder 36-gun frigate, by the name of Alexandria. The Egyptienne was also added to the British navy, by her own name; and, from her size and qualifications, claims a more particular notice.