Vigilante

16867
Nominal Guns18TRN5
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Acquired17893DECKS
ShipyardMahón - Minorca 3DECKS
CategoryUnratedTRN5
Ship TypeBrig
Captured4.4.18063DECKS
BecomesBritish sloop 'Spider' (1806) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck92' 0"Imperial Feet28.0416 
Breadth25' 0"Imperial Feet7.62 
Burthen280Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Burthen269Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
4.4.1806Taken by Renommee (34) under a battery on Punta del Corralete


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN5The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol VWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
3DECKS3decks - Naval Sailing Warfare HistoryManu BlascoWeb Site
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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