Le Vigilant23024
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1798BWAS-1793
Home PortDunkerque ref:692
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1793
Ship TypeLugger BG
Captured1798/10/20BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen90French Tonneaux

Armament

1798/10/20Broadside Weight = 30 French Livre ( 14.685 kg) BG
Gun Deck12French 4-Pounder
Bow Chaser2French 6-Pounder

Owners


FromToOwnerSource
17981798/10/20 Marescauxref:692

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
179855ref:692

Commanders

FromToRankNameSource
17981798Corsaire CaptainPierre Benoit Lorioleref:692
17981798/10/20Corsaire CaptainPierre Thomas MarbaisseBG

Service History

DateEvent Source
1798/10/20Taken by Racoon in the North Sea and sunk after the captureBG


Notes on Ship


HomeportBG

New build , only 2 cruises without a prize : first maybe with Loriole , homeport Dunkerque and second with Marbaisse , homeport Calais



Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:692 Base de donnés sur les capitaines corsaires , les navires et les armateursJJ SaleinWeb Site
BG The London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
 
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