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Type: Brig sloop ; Armament 16
Launched : 1813 ; Disposal date or year : 1814
Disposal Details : Taken
Lake Champlain, In the early part of August 1814 the British naval force included the brig sloop Linnet, of 16 long, 12-pounders and 80 men and boys, commanded by Captain Daniel Pring
Lake Champlain, 11 Sep 1814 made sail towards Plattsburg bay to engage the US vessels, although greatly disabled, continued the action with spirit. At 10 h. 45 m. A. M. after having, for upwards of 10 minutes, withstood the whole united force of the American squadron, the Linnet hauled down her colours.
1814-1815 details of charges to be brought against General Sir George Prevost by Commodore Sir James Lucas Yeo, justice being interrupted in its course by the death of Sir George. 28 Aug 1815, Captain Pring, and the surviving officers and crews late belonging to the British Lake Champlain squadron, were tried by court-martial on board the Gladiator at Portsmouth.