Le Vigilant

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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 Tonneaux88.11

Armament


1798/10/20Broadside Weight = 30 French Livre (32.376 lbs 14.685 kg)BG
Gun Deck12 French 4-Pounder
Bow Chaser2 French 6-Pounder

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1798 - 1798/10/20 Marescauxref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
179855 ref:692

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1798Corsaire CaptainPierre Benoit Lorioleref:6921798 - 1798/10/20Corsaire CaptainPierre Thomas MarbaisseBG

Service History


DateEventSource
1798/10/20Taken by Racoon (16) in the North Sea and sunk after the captureBG
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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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