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Cynthia, 1796
Type: Sloop - Sliding keel ; Armament 18
Launched : 1796 ; Disposal date or year : 1809
Notes:

19 Apr 1797 the Diamond, Minerva, Cynthia, Camilla, and hired cutter Grand Falconer captured the American ship Favourite.

13 Dec 1799, Portsmouth, arrived from the Downs.

24 Feb 1800, Portsmouth, arrived from Weymouth.

24 Mar 1800, Plymouth, arrived from a cruise.

25 Mar 1800, Plymouth, sailed with the Fisgard, Sea Gull, Brilliant, and the Lisbon convoy for the Downs.

16 Apr 1800, Portsmouth, sailed on a cruise.

30 Apr 1800, Portsmouth, arrived the Cynthia, Captain Malborn, from Guernsey.

24 May 1800, Portsmouth, sailed with specie and sealed orders.

1 Jun 1800 a part of a squadron detached from Channel fleet to Quiberon bay and the Morbihan to aid the royalists.

Circa Aug 1800, Captain Dick, of the Discovery, is appointed to the Cynthia; and Captain Malbon, of the Cynthia, is promoted to the rank of Post Captain.

25 Aug 1800, arrived Bay of Playa de Dominos. Spoke with the St. Vincent schooner, who had parted from Captain Curzon. Troops landed from the transports without casualties and a fort with 8 x 24 pdrs., was silenced by the Impetueux, Brilliant, Cynthia, and St. Vincent gun boat.

25 Aug 1800 operations in support of the Army against the harbour of Ferrol on the coast of Spain.

27 Aug 1800, Renown, Bay of Playa de Dominos. Troops re-embarked by day break and sailed under orders of Earl St. Vincent.

29-30 Aug 1800 ship's boats of the London, Renown, Impétueux, Courageux, Amethyst, Stag, Amelia, Brilliant, and Cynthia capture the French ship-privateer Guépe. See also p. 238, of Vol 4 of Naval Chronicle.

5 Dec 1800 the Florentina, in company with the Cynthia and Urchin captured, on the Mediterranean station, French Polacre La Union, laden with Rice; and Coffee, from Alexandria bound to France.

7 Dec 1800 the Florentina, in company with the Cynthia and Urchin captured, on the Mediterranean station, French Brig Le Bon Pasteur Retrouve, laden with Rice, Coffee, and Sugar, from Alexandria bound to France.

13 Dec 1800 the Florentina, in company with the Cynthia and Urchin captured, on the Mediterranean station, French Brig L'Heureuse Clairon, laden with Rice and Coffee, from Alexandria bound to France.

21 Aug 1801 entered the harbour of Alexandria.

May 1805 Chatham, to repair in Ordinary