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Elgin (Countess of Elgin), 1803
Type: Hired Armed Cutter ;
Hired : 1803 ; Disposal date or year : 1814
[Whereas the ship's name was Countess of Elgin, which was used occasionally, most reports abbreviated it to Elgin.]
13 Jan 1804 captured the the Sloop Le Pierre, when in company with the gun-brig Archer.
22 Oct 1804 the Hired Armed Cutter Flirt re-captured the Oak, Robert Forrest, Master, the Countess of Elgin in sight. Lieutenant Francis Dickinson, Commanding Officer.
12 Dec 1804 in company with the sloop Favourite at the capture of the French Lugger Racrocheuse.
14 Jul 1806 recaptured Melcombe, R. Gray, Master (Lieut. James Browne).
3 Sep 1806 officers and company will be paid salvage arising from the recapture of the Melcombe.
19 Oct 1807 re-captured the Expedition of Sunderland. Lieutenant Michael Comerford, Commanding officer.
8 Nov 1807 in company with the Skylark and Trompeuse at the capture of Le Renard French Privateer, —-— Lennel, Commander.
25 Nov 1807 salvage money resulting from the re-capture of the Expedition of Sunderland due for payment on next arrival in port.
30 Jul 1808 prize money resulting from the capture of Le Renard, French privateer, due for payment.
23 Dec 1808 salvage money resulting from the re-capture of the Oak and French Lugger Racrockeuse due for payment.
21 Sep 1810 in company with the Theban, Osprey, Rinaldo, Redpole and Viper, captured the Hope.
Deal 4 Jul 1811 Arrived from the Eastward.
Deal 6 Jul 1811 Sailed to the Eastward.
Deal 23 Sep 1811 Sailed sailed last evening, with convoy for Portsmouth, but put back today.
Deal 29 Sep 1811 Arrived from off Ramsgate.
2 Dec 1811 prize money resulting from the capture of the Hope due for payment shortly as an Account Sales of the Proceeds will be delivered in the Registry of the High Court of Admiralty in the near future.
Deal 15 Jan 1812 Sailed for Dover.
Deal 15 Jan 1812 Arrived from off the North Foreland.
Deal 1 Mar 1812 Arrived from a cruise.
Deal 9 Jun 1812 Arrived from Portsmouth.
Deal 28 Jul 1812 Put back with outward-bound convoy.
Deal 30 Jul 1812 Sailed with the outward-bound convoy for Portsmouth.
Portsmouth 20 Sep 1812 Sailed for the Downs.
Portsmouth 22 Nov 1812 Sailed with a convoy for Guernsey and Jersey.
Portsmouth 18 Dec 1812 Remains with her convoy, for the Downs, at Spithead.
Portsmouth 21 Dec 1812 Sailed with a convoy from Plymouth.
Deal 23 Mar 1813 Sailed with a convoy for Portsmouth.
Deal 12 Jul 1813 Sailed with a convoy, for Portsmouth.
Deal 19 Aug 1813 Sailed with the outward-bound merchantmen, transports, coasters and colliers, for Portsmouth.
Deal 5 Dec 1813 Arrived with dispatches from off Flushing.
Deal 28 Mar 1814 Arrived from the Scheldt.
Deal 5 Apr 1814 Arrived with dispatches from Admiral Young.
Deal 6 Apr 1814 Sailed with dispatches for Admiral Young.