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Type: Sloop ; Armament 16
Purchased : 1805 ; Disposal date or year : 1808
23 March 1805 Convoy to West Indies,
26 Sep 1806 Involved with Pitt, Lt Fitton, in the capture of the French privateer Superbe, of 14 guns (12 long 6 and two long 8 pounders),
When just abreast of Ochoa bay, the Pitt had observed to leeward the three topgallantsails of a ship ; and which, by the time the schooner had got a hawser on board her prize to attempt to heave her off, made herself known by signal, as the British 16-gun ship-sloop Drake, Captain Robert Nicolas. Having been a merchant vessel purchased into the service, the Drake made very slow progress in working to windward. The sloop at length joined company, and Captain Nicolas sent his boats to assist in getting the prize afloat ; which, after considerable exertion, was accomplished.
Type: Revenue Cutter ; Armament ??
26 Apr 1806, in company with the May Flower Privateer, Drake, and Beagle Revenue Cutters, captured the French privateer Sorciere / Sociere in Guernsey Roads.
11 Mar 1809 prize money resulting from the capture of the Sorciere / Sociere on the 26 Apr 1806 now due for payment.
Falmouth 5 Feb 1816 arrived the Drake cutter from a cruise.
Falmouth 27 Jun 1816 arrived Drake cutter, Hearle, from a cruise.
Plymouth 24 Jan 1818 arrived from a cruise, with the Lapwing.
3 Mar 1818 during the night the Drake separated from her anchor in a S.S.E. gale in Cawsand Bay, and drifted down on to the revenue cutter Fox. They eventually managed to clear each other and the Drake was able to deploy a further anchor which brought her up and enabled her to ride out the gale.
Plymouth 4 Mar 1818 came into harbour to repair the damage caused during the previous night's gale.
Plymouth 14 Dec 1818 Drake arrived from a cruise (-).
Falmouth 21 Sep 1819 Drake arrived from a cruise (-).
Falmouth 23 Sep 1819 Drake sailed on a cruise (-).
Plymouth 6 Apr 1821 Drake Revenue Cutter arrived from a cruise, having lost her boom in a gale (-).
Plymouth 9 Apr 1821 Drake Revenue Cutter sailed on a cruise (-).
Plymouth 24 Apr 1821 Drake Revenue Cutter arrived from a cruise (-).
30 Apr 1823 Put up for sale [per London Gazette of 17 May 1823].