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Type: Schooner ; Armament 10
Launched : 1806 ; Disposal date or year : 1815
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.
17 Sep 1807 after a well-contested action of half an hour was boarded and taken by the French privateer General-Ernouf.
17 Jul 1808 in the Gulf of Florida, the Barbara, re-named Pératy, was recaptured by the frigate Guerrière.
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.
Falmouth circa 30 Aug 1811 Arrived from Jamaica, reporting the loss of the Prince of Wales packet on the Bahamas.
Falmouth 6 Sep 1811 Sailed for Plymouth.
Plymouth 7 Nov 1811 Takes convoy to Portsmouth and the Downs and will sail on Sunday next.
Plymouth Dock 9 Nov 1811 Went out of Hamoaze into the Sound.
Plymouth 11 Nov 1811 Sailed with a convoy for the Downs.
Deal 13 Nov 1811 Arrived with convoy, from Portsmouth.
Deal 2 Dec 1811 Arrived, having been driven off her station by stress of weather, sailing later in the day to resume her station, the gale having abated.
Over 25 Dec 1811 Is reported to be on shore, near Folkestone, at Cock Point.
Deal 19 Nov 1812 Has made a signal for convoy to Portsmouth.
Deal 28 Feb 1813 Sailed on a cruize off Dungeness and the French coast.
Harwich 17 Dec 1813 Has detained and sent in the Swanskoback, from Gottenburgh.
Plymouth 11 Mar 1814 Arrived from a cruise.
Plymouth 16 Apr 1814 Arrived from off Brest.