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Type: Sloop ; Armament 20
Taken from the French off Bermuda, 10 Aug, 1797 ;
Disposal date or year : 1808
Displacement: 514 tons (BM)
10 Aug 1797 the frigate Arethusa, 38, was attacked by the French ship Gaieté, 20, which was taken and acquired for the Royal Navy.
1 Jan 1799, Capt. E. D. King.
19 Jan 1799, arrived Spithead, from Guernsey.
3 Mar 1799, Portsmouth, sailed with the Unite and a convoy for the West Indies.
6 Mar 1799, Plymouth, passed by the Gaiete and Unite with a convoy for the West Indies.
Circa 1 Nov 1800, Captain E. D. King, of the Gaiete, is appointed to the Leviathan, vice Captain James Carpenter; and Lieutenant Peacocke of that ship to the command of the Gaieté.
May 1805 Woolwich in Ordinary