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Type: 5th rate ; Frigate ; Armament 32
Launched : at Harwich : 1758 ; Disposal date or year : 1812
Displacement : 6S3 tons (BM)
This was the first frigate on which copper was tried.
27 Apr 1793 captured the French privateer Chauvelin.
27 Apr 1793 Alarm and Swallow captured the French privateer Enfant de la Patrie.
Feb 1796 Alarm and Zebra captured a French privateer, Name unknown, at Trinidad.
Feb - Mar 1796 Alarm and a sloop captured 3 French privateers, Names unknown, in the Gulf of Paria, near Trinidad.
5 Jan 1795 Bellona and Alarm, Captain Charles Carpenter, in the West Indies, sailed in chase of a French squadron taking the Duras, 20.
Feb 1797 capture of the Island of Trinidad, along with the San-Damaso, 74, and induced the destruction of 3 Spanish ships of the line and a frigate.
5 Jul 1798 came to anchor at Port Royal, Jamaica.
6 Jul 1798 departed Port Royal with the Stork.
1 Jan 1799 Capt. E. Fellowes. At Jamaica.
12 Feb-30 Mar 1799 captured 1 merchant vessel whilst on the Jamaica station.
25 Nov 1799 the Amphion and the Alarm captured the Spanish letter of marque Asturiana, 24 guns, 100 men, on the Jamaica station, whilst bound from Cadiz to Vera Cruz, with a valuable cargo.
Circa Aug-Sep 1800 captured the Spanish privateer Confiance, felucca, 3 guns, 55 men, in the West Indies.
Sep 1800 captured the French privateer Gen. Toussaint.
Type: Revenue lugger ; Armament ?
Launched : ? ; Disposal date or year : ?
circa March 1793 Alarm and privateer Mary captured the French privateer Jeune Benjamin.
13 Aug-Oct 1799 employed on expedition to Holland.
28 Aug 1799 capture of the Dutch hulks Drotchterland and Brooderschap, and the ships Helder, Venus, Minerva, and Hector, in the New Diep, in Holland.
24 Feb 1802 prize money resulting from the capture of the Dutch hulks Drotchterland and Brooderschap, and the ships Helder, Venus, Minerva, and Hector due to be paid.
17 Nov-30 Dec 1802 prize money resulting from the expedition to Holland due for payment.
Type: Hired Cutter ; Armament ??
Launched : 1798 ; Disposal date or year : 1801
2 Mar 1798 HM Sloop Charon, and Hired Armed Cutters Mentor, Attack, and Alarm captured the French privateer Alexandrine in the Channel.
4 Sep 1801 will be paid the Net Proceeds of Hull, Stores, and Head-Money for the capture of the Alexandrine.