La Victoire

Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Home PortGuadeloupe - Leeward Islands BG
Ship TypeSchooner BG


12.9.1796Broadside Weight = 1 French Livre (1.0792 lbs 0.4896 kg)BG
Gun Deck4 French Swivel
Gun Deck6 French Canons de Fonte

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
12.9.179665 BG

Service History

12.9.1796Taken by Zebra (16) off TobagoBG

Notes on Ship


Admiralty-Office, November 8, 1796.,

Copy of a letter from Rear-Admiral Harvey,Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Ships and Vessels at the Leeward Istands, to Evan Nepean; Esq; dated on board His Majesty's Ship Prince of Wales, in Fort Royal Bay, Martinique, the 17th of September,1796.

SIR, I am to acquaint you, for the information of their Lordships, that La Victoire, French Schooner Privateer, carrying 6 carriage guns and 4 swivels, with 65 men, arrived here this morning, having been captured by His Majesty's Sloop Zebra (Captain Hurst) the 12th Instant,between Grenada and Tobago. This Privateer had been from Guadaloupe 8 days, and had taken 1 Sloop laden with Provisions from Barbadoes this Island, but she was recaptured by the Lapwing off Marie Galante. 

l am, Sir,  Your most obedient humble Servant,



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