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Type: Cutter ;
Taken : 1800 ; Disposal date or year : 1812
11 Sep 1800, on the Mediterranean Station.
2 Mar 1801 protected the flanks during the landing of troops in Aboukir bay.
May 1805 Channel
30 May 1805 the sloop Meteor, Joseph James, commanding officer ; and the cutter Entreprenante, Lieutenant Young, commanding officer, captured the Prussian sloop Omnibus.
10 Oct 1805 off Cadiz - the tactical preparations etc. for the forthcoming battle. 20 Oct combined fleet departed Cadiz, fleet manoeuvres.
21 Oct 1805 England expects….. &c. signalled, the first shots of the Battle of Trafalgar are fired. Nelson shot. Resumé of what had taken place. Individual ship actions and losses : Entreprenante. The post-mortem commences ; Summary of British casualties ; Death of Nelson ;
22-30 Oct 1805 losses amongst the prizes due to bad weather etc: Redoutable, Rayo, Monarca (sank) ; Fougueux, Bucentaure, Indomptable, San-Francisco-de-Asis, Aigle, Berwick (wrecked) ; Algésiras (taken into Cadiz) ; Santa-Ana, Neptuno (recaptured) ; Santisima-Trinidad (scuttled) ; Achille, Intrépide, San-Augustin (burnt) ; the washup ; burial of Nelson ;
12 Dec 1810 whilst lying becalmed off the coast of Spain, between Malaga and Almeria bay, after a number of hours fought off the attentions of four French latteen-rigged privateers.
May 1811 drove on shore, and wrecked a French privateer, Name unknown, near Malaga.
Plymouth 22 Mar 1812 Arrived with dispatches from the Mediterranean, Gibraltar (21 Feb) and Cadiz (23 Feb).