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Type: Brig ; Armament 18
Launched : 1795 ; Disposal date or year : 1811
Built of fir
2 Mar 1798 captured the French privateer Souffleur in the Channel.
15 Jan 1799, at Spithead and ready for sea, with the fleet.
Circa May 1800, Captain Maitland is appointed to the Camelion, at Gibraltar, and is gone out in the Mercury.
Apr-15 May 1800 blockade of the fortress of Savona.
4 Aug 1800 captured the French privateer Providence in the Mediterranean.
Circa Aug 1800, Honourable G. L. Dundas, one of the Lieutenants of his Majesty's late unfortunate ship Queen Charlotte, is promoted to the rank of Master and Commander, and appointed to the Chameleon sloop of war.
20 Aug 1800 drove on shore, off the Mouth of the Rhone and burnt a Spanish Ketch, 6 Guns, Name unknown.
2 Mar 1801 anchored in Aboukir bay, in positions where they could fire their broadsides at the enemy.
May 1805 Mediterranean