Le Vigilant

23024
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
// 


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
 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Wednesday 22nd of November 2017 08:43Tim OakleyBritish hired cutter 'Black Joke' (1795) (10)
Tuesday 21st of November 2017 20:02Tim OakleyBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Naiad' (1797) (38)
Friday 17th of November 2017 12:01Anne BiddulphEdward Biddulph
Wednesday 15th of November 2017 19:59Tim OakleyBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Phoenix' (1783) (36)
Monday 13th of November 2017 03:43Geoff BatesJohn Chilcott