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Type: Former Dutch Hoy ; Armament 4
Launched : Purchased 1794 ; Disposal date or year : 1802
6-7 May 1798, repulse of the French invasion of the Islands of Saint-Marcouf.
31 May 1800 at St. Marcou, Capt. Price in command. Appears to be based on the island.
15 Sep 1800, off St. Marcou, with cover provided by the Sparkler against a shore battery, the ship's boats, captured the 60 foot French lugger privateer Victoire 4 miles of the West Island, Joseph Silk, wounded by a musquet-ball in the shoulder, being the only casualty, apart from a few shot through the Sparkler's sails.
2 Oct 1800, Portsmouth, arrived La Victoire, French privateer, prize to the Badger.
Portsmouth 22 Mar 1801 Has sent in the Le Espion, taken near Marçon