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Type: Gun Brig ; Armament 14
Launched : 1801 ; Disposal date or year : 25 Dec 1810
Disposal Details : Wrecked between two rocks at Belle Isle, coast of France. Lieut Thomas Fitzgerald
23-25 Apl 1805 was a part of a squadron which captured off Boulogne the Dutch Armed Schuyts Nos 43, 44, 45, 48, 52, 54, 57, and 58, and the unarmed Transport No 3 and is entitled to Head-Money being one of the actual Captors.
May 1805 Downs Station
12 Aug 1809 off Dais head on the Danish coast, discovered and chased a lugger, which anchored with two others : the Monkey was sent in with the ship's boats of the Lynx and the 3 vessels cut out.
Plymouth 12 Jan 1811 Sent in the French brig La Vandesigeur, a prize.
Plymouth 16 Jan 1811 Sent in the French brig Rose.
Plymouth 17 Jan 1811 Is reported to have captured five sail off the coast of France.
[I have to assume that these vessels had been taken prior to the Monkey being wrecked, and I can find no record of another vessel with this name around this period !]