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|Vigilant: Baltimore Clipper; 300 tons burthen; Crew: 110; Armament: 8x12pdr; Baltimore, United States; 1794|
Having been built in the 1790's, VIGILANT possibly was a former American slave trader and privateer called Nonsuch sold in 1824 to Danish interests. However, many other versions exist. We do know that she survived for more than 130 years until she went down during a hurricane in September 1928 in Christiansted Harbor, St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
|Whydah: Galleon; Length:30m; 300 bm tons; Armament: 18 guns; 1716|
Originally a slave trader, she was captured by the Bahamian pirate Samuel Bellamy who made her his flagship. She was lost during a storm in April 1717.