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Type: Sloop ; Armament 16
Launched : 1796 ; Disposal date or year : 1834
6 Jan 1799, Harwich, arrived from the Downs, and remains.
30 Nov 1799, with the Vigilant hired cutter in company, captured the French privateer Barras, 14 guns, 57 men, of Dunkirk, out 4 days from Ostend, off the Texel.
May 1805 Bahamas
25 Apr 1806 the incident which brought about the case involving the American coasting-sloop Richard, Jesse Pierce, master, and the death of his brother John Pierce.
8-10 Feb 1809 Asp, Supérieure, Latona, Horatio, and Driver, cruising to the southward of the Virgin islands, captured the French 40-gun frigate Junon, which was taken to Halifax, repaired, and commissioned under the same name in the British navy.
Sierra Leone 20 Jun 1822 Is reported to have arrived from Portsmouth.
19 Aug 1822, detained in lat. 3° 0' N. long. 6° 35' E., the Spanish slave vessel Josefa, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court of Justice, Sierra Leone, and sentenced to be condemned.
7 Sep 1822, detained in the River Cameroons the Portuguese slave vessel Commerciante, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Portuguese Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone, and sentenced to be condemned.
Ascension circa May 1823 arrived from the coast of Africa - two men are reported to have died from Yellow Jack.
Jul 1830 Convict Ship, Deptford