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Type: Ship sloop ; Armament 16
Launched : 1790 ; Disposal date or year : Oct 1800
Disposal Details : Foundered in the North Sea, as is supposed : crew perished. Captain Hon Mat. St.-Clair
14 Feb 1797 Martin and Espion captured the French privateer Buonaparte in the North Sea.
3 Oct 1797 Remained off the Dutch coast whilst the remainder of the North Sea fleet victualled etc. at Yarmouth.
11 Oct 1797 present at the Battle of Camperdown (Admiral Duncan).
21 Feb 1798 prize money resulting from the sale of Dutch ships captured on the 11 Oct 1797 due for payment. www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/14089/pages/120
6 Jan 1799, at Harwich
28 Apr 1799 captured the French privateer Vengeur off the Scaw, in the North Sea.
9 Aug 1800 a squadron under Vice-Admiral Dickson consisting of the Monarch, Glatton, Polyphemus, Ardent, Veteran, Romney, Isis, Waakzamheid, and Martin ; Volcano, Hecla, Sulphur, and Zebra bombs ; Boxer, Furious, Griper, Swinger, and Haughty gun-vessels, departed North Yarmouth Roads for Copenhagen to be present during Lord Whitworth's negotiations with the Danish authorities! 15 Aug arrived in the Skaw and then went through a number of manoeuvres etc. ; and then sailed for England. For more details see p. 240 of vol 4 of the Naval Chronicles.
14 Sep 1800 the squadron arrived back at Yarmouth.