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Type: Cutter / Schooner ; Armament 10
Launched : 1806 ; Disposal date or year : 9 Sep 1813
Disposal Details : Exploded whilst in action with French privateer Renard. Lieutenant Thomas William Jones.
1806 Built at Bermuda of the pencil cedar, measure, BOM, 111 tons ; pierced to mount, but too small conveniently to carry, ten 18-pounder carronades, rigged as cutters, with a crew of 50 men and boys.
1808 a less than complimentary comment on this type of vessel, which, although built in 1806, is included by William James in the volume for 1808, presumably in the light of the experiences of those who had sailed them, and the results achieved or otherwise - that said this vessel reflected some improvement over the 75-78 ton vessels built in 1804.
Portsmouth Jan 27 1811 Arrived from a cruise.
Falmouth Mar 10 1811 Arrived from Plymouth.
Falmouth Mar 12 1811 Flying a signal for convoy to proceed to the westward.
Falmouth Mar 19 1811 Sailed with nine cavalry transports, taking horses to Lisbon.
Plymouth Aug 18 1811 Arrived from Falmouth.
Portsmouth Sep 27 1811 Arrived with transports from Plymouth.
Plymouth Sep 28 1811 Arrived from Ireland with transports, and sailed for Portsmouth.
Portsmouth Sep 30. 1811 Sailed on a cruise.
Plymouth Dock Oct 9 1811 Arrived from Portsmouth.
Portsmouth Nov 4 1811 Arrived from Plymouth.
Plymouth Mar 31 1812 Detained by stormy weather.
Plymouth, Apr 7 1812 Put back to Torbay with accompanying vessels due to the weather.
Falmouth Sep 8 1812 Arrived from New York (31 Jul), and Halifax (9 Aug), with mails and dispatches.
Plymouth Nov 21 1812 Sailed.
Falmouth Nov 21 1812 Sailed with transports for Lisbon.
Falmouth 27 Dec 1812 Sailed from Lisbon for England.
Plymouth, Jan 11 1813 Remains.
Portsmouth, Jul 15 1813 Takes convoy for Guernsey and Jersey.
Portsmouth, Jul 25 1813 Arrived from Guernsey
Portsmouth 3 Aug 1813 Sailed with convoy for the Downs
Portsmouth Aug 10 1813 Arrived from the Downs.
Portsmouth Aug 17 1813 Sailed for the Downs
9-10 Sep 1813 exploded in an engagement with the French privateer Renard.