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Type: 5th rate ; Armament 32 (26 x long 12- Pdrs of her class, ; upon her q'deck & forecastle 12 carronades, 24-Pdrs, total 38 guns.
Launched : 1804 ; Disposal date or year : 18 Dec 1810
Disposal Details : Wrecked at entrance of the Firth of Forth: the crews of Nymphe and Pallas, except one or two men, saved. It is said they mistook a lime-kiln buring at Broxmouth for the May-light and the May-light for the Bell Rock. Captain Geo. Paris Monke
BM: 667 tons
Built of Fir
May 1805 Plymouth, refitting.
5-6 Apr 1806 ship's boats cut out the French brig-corvette Tapageuse lying in the river Gironde.
6 Apr 1806 before the returned of the boats, chased and drove on shore the French corvettes Garonne and Gloire, and brig-corvette Malicieuse.
9 Apr 1806 captured a number of French privateers, including the Pomone, s unnamed, the Isle D'Aix, and the Dessaix, from off Chasseron.
25 Apr 1806 Pallas detached to reconnoitre the French squadron at anchor in the road of the Isle of Aix, during which there was a brief action with the French 40-gun frigate Minerve and three brig-corvettes, who retired when Iris, Hazard, and a cutter were seen cruising off Chasseron.
Late Apr - Early May 1806 demolished a number of signal-posts on the coast of La Vandée, including one on the Pointe d'Eguillon, in the Pertuis Breton, in which the cutter Frisk and gun-brig Contest assisted.
12 May 1806 Pallas, with Indefatigable and Kingfisher reconnoitre the French squadron in the road of the Isle of Aix.
14 May 1806 whilst the Kingfisher remained in the offing reconnoitred the road of the Isle of Aix, where the Pallas was in a fairly severe action with French 40-gun frigate Minerve, and suffering some considerable damage, bore up towards the offing with what little sail she could set, until, meeting the Kingfisher, who took her in tow.
Torbay 29 Dec 1806 Remains.
8 May 1807 captured the French privateer Alert at sea.
7 Mar - Apr 1809 had arrived in Basque roads (flûte). 11 Apr the use of fire ships, explosion-vessels, and Congreve rockets against the French fleet at Basque roads and the results thereof. 12 Apr attempt made to destroy grounded French vessels, following the previous night's attack. 13 Apr further attempt made to destroy grounded French vessels.
7 Jan 1811 Is now reported to have broken up.
Portsmouth 10 Jan 1811 Vessel sent to bring back crews of the late ships Nymphe and Pallas.