USS Vixen (1813)

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For other ships of the same name, see USS Vixen.
United States
Name: USS Vixen
Acquired: 1813 by purchase at Savannah, Georgia
Fate: Captured 25 December 1813
General characteristics
Type: Brig
Propulsion: Sail
Armament: 14 guns

USS Vixen was a brig in commission in the United States Navy in 1813.

Vixen was purchased by the U.S. Navy at Savannah, Georgia in 1813. She was captured at sea by the Royal Navy frigate HMS Belvidera on 25 December 1813 while sailing from Wilmington, North Carolina, to Newcastle, Delaware without her armament or stores.


This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.