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Type: 6th rate ; Armament 24
Taken : from the French : 1797 ; Disposal date or year : 12 Oct 1806
Disposal Details : Captured after getting on shore in action, in the bay of Erqui, coast of France. Captain Alexander Saunderson Burrowes
9 Mar 1797 San Fiorenzo and Nymphe capture the French frigate Résistance and corvette Constance, the latter being purchased into the RN under her French name.
29 Jun 1800, in company with the Anson, captured the Spanish privateers El Severo, 10 swivels, 26 men, and Gibraltar, 4 guns, 50 men.
13 Jul 1800 captured the French privateer Jupiter in the Mediterranean.
7 Jun 1801 captured the Spanish privateer Venture, lugger, 2 guns, 27 men, off Vigo.
27 Jul 1801, in company with the Stork, captured the Spanish privateer El Cantara, brig, with a lugger of 12 guns, 22 guns, 110 men, near Cape Ortegal.
13 Jul 1803 captured the French privateer Furet on the Home station.
20 Sep 1803 captured the French privateer Caroline on the Home station.
May 1805 North Sea
21 Jun 1805 captured the French privateer Constance.
Portsmouth 4 Aug 1806 Sailed on a cruise.
9 Sep 1806 Constance, Strenuous, and Sharpshooter chase the French store-ship Salamandre on shore, but she was subsequently got off by the French and repaired.
12 Oct 1806 Constance, Strenuous, Sheldrake and cutter Britannia chase the French store-ship Salamandre on shore : she was set on fire and destroyed, but the Constance went aground and was lost to the French.
The following were killed:
Captain Burrowes ; Benjamin Leviston, Serjeant of Marines ; William Bunbridge, Seaman ; John Charlotte, Seaman ; Edward Ryan, Seaman ; John M'lreson, Quarter-Master ; Robert Robinson, Boatswain's Mate ; John Gillford, Quarter-Master ; John Wilson (2), Quarter-Master.
The following have since died of their wounds:
Luke Coglan, Seaman ; Thomas M'Andrew, Marine ; John Patterson, Quarter-Master.
The following were badly wounded:
Daniel McCawley, Boatswain ; William Morton, Marine.
The following were slightly wounded:
Mr. Richards, First Lieutenant ; John Navy, Seaman ; John Clark, Seaman ; Thomas Howe, Seaman ; Thomas Little, Seaman ; Peter Murrow:, Seaman ; Edward Trout, Seaman ; John Flynn, Seaman ; Samuel Breasur, Seaman ; Robert Wallas, Seaman.
Details of the missing were not known when this list was produced.
21 Dec 1806 that part of the crew now prisoners, are reported to be on their way to Arras.
Type: Hired brig ; Armament 18
Hired : 1798 ; Disposal date or year : 1800
1 Jan 1799 CO : Lt M Wright, stationed at Sheerness. (N.C.).
19 Apr 1799, Plymouth, in dock.
7 May 1799, Plymouth, in dock.
1 Dec 1799, Portsmouth, sailed with a convoy for the Downs.
22 Dec 1799, Plymouth, sailed on a cruise.
12 Jun 1800, Portsmouth, sailed with a convoy for Plymouth.
19 Jun 1800, at 7 p.m., St. Alban's Head bearing N. by E. four or five leagues, captured a small French cutter privateer, of eight men, armed with musquetry, called Les Deux Amis, of Cherbourg, out two days, and had captured the sloop Friends of Guernsey, laden with stone. Mayson Wright.
20 Jun 1800, at Spithead.
9 Jul 1800, Portsmouth, arrived the Constance, Lieutenant Alt, from a cruise.
24 Oct 1800, Portsmouth, arrived the Constance brig, Lt Wright, from Jersey.
19 Nov 1800, Portsmouth, sailed with the Active, for Jersey.
Type: Hired Cutter ; Armament 6
Hired : 1803/4 ; Disposal date or year : Dec 1804
Disposal Details : lost off the coast of Ireland ; crew saved. Commanding Officer Lieut. Menzies.