Le Vigoureux

20171
Nominal Guns3BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1799ref:692
Home PortCherbourg - Normandy BG
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeLugger BG
Captured29.1.1800BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen17French Tonneaux19.0206 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1799 - 1800/01/29 Vauvert le Jeuneref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
179922 ref:692

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1799 - 29.1.1800Corsaire CaptainJean Siriac Grangerref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1799

Took under Captain Siriac Granger the ship "Orion"

ref:692
10.1.1800

Depart from

Cherbourg
BG
29.1.1800Taken by Camilla (20) BG


Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

Admiralty-Office, February 1, 1800.

Copy of a letter from Captain Robert Larkan, Commander Of His Majesty's Ship Camilla, to Evan. Nepean, Esq, dated off Havre, the 30th Ultimo.

SIR, I beg leave to inform you, for the information of my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that yesterday evening I captured the Le Vigoureux French Lugger Privateer, of 3 guns and 26 men, belonging to Cherbourg; out 19 days ; had not taken any thing.

I have the Honor to be, &c.

R.LARKAN
 


Captain and Owner ref:692

Date for 1799 , 29/01/1800 at the capture same ??



 

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