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Type: 5 rate, frigate ; 36 (12-pounder)
Taken : 25 Nov 1793 ; Disposal date or year : Wrecked, 8 Mar 1794, on the Grand Caymanes, West Indies: crew saved : Captain John Lawford.
Displacement: 930 tons (BM)
25 Nov 1793 The Penelope, Captain Bartholomew Samuel Rowley, in company with the Iphigenia, Captain Patrick Sinclair, cruising in the bight of Leogane, island of St.-Domingo, chase and capture the French 36-gun frigate Inconstante. The prize was purchased for the navy, and registered, under her French name, as a 12-pounder 36. [Re-named Convert.]