Vixen

2556
Nominal Guns14DANFS
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Purchased1813DANFS
ShipyardUnknownDANFS
CategoryUnratedDANFS
Ship TypeBrig DANFS
Captured25.12.1813DANFS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Burthen185Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
25.12.1813Taken by Belvidera (36)

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Monday 11th of November 2019 18:21

25 Belvidera36 Captain Richard Byron captured the USS Vixen14 schooner, sailing from Wilmington, North Carolina, to Newcastle, Delaware. The US had purchased Vixen at Savannah, Georgia, in 1813 but when Belvidera captured her she had not yet received her armament of 14 guns nor naval stores.

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