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Type: Brig Sloop ; Armament 18
Launched : 1806 ; Disposal date or year : 24 Dec 1811
Disposal Details : Captured at Nieuve-Diep, Texel whither she had been driven by stress of weather. Captain Henry Fanshawe
Portsmouth 30 Dec 1806 Sailed on a cruise.
6-7 Nov 1807 Boats of the Renommée, and Grasshopper cut out a Spanish brig and a French tartar from under the Torre de Estacio, but had to abandon them when they ran aground.
11 Dec 1807 the Grasshopper, when in company with the Renommee, chased and captured the armed Spanish brig San-Josef.
4 Apr 1808 with a small squadron, including ther ship's boats, involved in an attack on a Spanish convoy abreast of the town of Rota.
23 Apr 1808 Grasshopper and Rapid chase a small convoy under the protection of shore batteries and following a severe action capture two valuable Spanish vessels, the cargo of each of which was valued at £30,000.
Portsmouth 21 Jan 1811 Arrived from a cruise in the Channel.
Portsmouth 8 Feb 1811 Sailed on a cruize.
Cowes 20 Mar 1811 Is on shore near Gurnett-ledge, but is expected to be got off next tide.
Yarmouth 6 Jul 1811 Sailed on a cruise.
18-25 Dec 1811 the loss of the Hero, wrecked in a gale on the Haak sand off the Texel, and the Grasshopper, which drove over the bank close in with Texel island, resulting in her surrender to the Dutch.