Twelve ships of the French Navy have borne the name Entreprenant and four Entreprenante, after the French word for "enterprising"
Vigilant (1672), a 30-gun ship of the line, was started as Entreprenant
Entreprenant (1673), a Caché-class frigate-fireship
Étourdi (1674), a 6-gun fireship, bore the name
Entreprenant (1680), a 54-gun ship of the line
Entreprenant (1752), a 74-gun Magnifique-class ship of the line
Entreprenant (1788), a 74-gun Téméraire-class ship of the line
Entreprenant (1800), an aviso, captured by the Royal Navy in 1800
Entreprenant (1800), an aviso, captured by the Royal Navy in 1801
Entreprenant (1808), an 18-gun brig, captured during the Invasion of Île de France. Broken up as unfit for Royal Navy service.
Entreprenant (1849), a 20-gun brig
Entreprenant (1917), an auxiliary patrol boat
Entreprenant (1940), a Fier-class torpedo boat
Bayonnaise (1672), a barque, bore the name
Entreprenante (1692), a 24-gun frigate, scuttled by fire at the Battle of Vigo Bay
Entreprenante (1717), a longboat
Entreprenante (1858), a steam storeship
French ship Entreprenant Wikipedia
In addition to the naval vessels, a number of French privateers and other vessels also bore the name.Entreprenant: On 13 March 1761, HMS Vengeance, under the command of Captain Gamaliel Nightingale, captured the 44-gun Entreprenant, which however was armed en flute with only 26 guns. Still, the capture was sanguinary for both sides.
Entreprenant: On 13 January 1808, HMS Pandora captured the French privateer Entreprenant, of 16 guns and 58 men, six or seven miles SSE of Folkestone, with the assistance of the hired armed cutter Active.