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Chiffonne, 1801
Type: 5th rate ; frigate ; Armament 12-pdr. 36-gun
Taken : 19 Apr 1801 ;
Notes:

For La Chiffonne in Colledge see La Chieftain.

19 Apr 1801 Sybille captured the French 36-gun frigate Chiffonne, which was taken into the service under the same name.

Circa 24 Apr 1802 Mr. A. Lysaght, Midshipman of the Suffolk, to be Lieutenant of La Chiffonne.

Circa 24 Apr 1802 Lieutenant W. Skelton, to be First Lieutenant of La Chiffonne.

Circa 24 Apr 1802 Mr. J. Adie, Surgeon's Mate of the Victorious, to be Surgeon of La Chiffonne.

Circa 24 Apr 1802 Captain H. Stuart, removed from the Fox to La Chiffonne.

Circa 24 Apr 1802 Mr. W. Hutchins, Purser of the Fox, to be Purser of La Chiffonne.

24 Apr 1802 the Chiffonne, Captain Stuart arrived Bombay from a cruise.

Circa 24 Apr 1802 Mr. W. Mouatt, Midshipman of the Fox, to be Lieutenant of La Chiffonne.

11 Dec 1802 arrived at the Cape of Good Hope the Intrepid, Capt Hargood ; the Virginie, Capt Astle ; Leopard, Capt Collier ; and Chiffonne, from the East Indies, with the 91st Regt on board.

13 Dec 1802 departed the Cape of Good Hope for England the Intrepid, Virginie, Leopard, and Chiffonne, for England with the 91st Regt.

14 Feb 1803 arrived Spithead from the East Indies.

21 Feb 1803 departed Spithead for the Downs and Sheerness to be paid off.

24 Feb 1803 arrived Sheerness, and passed through for the River Thames.

Circa 28 May 1803 Capt Adams apptd in command of the Chiffone.

2 Jul 1803 the ship's company of the Chiffone were paid 12,000 at the Nore.

5 Aug 1803 the frigate Ethalion, and the brigs Chiffone and Cruiser recaptured a French East Indiaman, name unknown, and the Margaret, Lace, of Liverpool, and who originally captured the French East Indiaman, but was herself subsequently captured by the crew of the French ship, being greatly superior in number.

8 Aug 1803 the frigate Ethalion, and the brigs Chiffone and Cruiser arrived Lerwick, in the Shetland Isles with their prizes.

May 1805 Spithead

10 Jun 1805 action against a convoy along the French coast.

13-27 Nov 1809 Chiffonne and Caroline, with a number of HEIC cruisers carrying troops, attacked a number of ports in the Persian Gulf which were being used as bases for piracy and destroyed vessels and stores etc.