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Peterel / Peterell *, 1794
Type: ship-sloop ; Armament 16
Launched : 1794
Disposal date or year : 1827
* Spelling appears to be variable.
23 Apr 1796 the Agamemnon, Diadem, Meleager, and Peterel, Captain John Temple, detached to cruise off Vado.
25 Apr 1796 Laöna bay. The Peterel and boats from the Agamemnon, Diadem, Meleager, cut out 4 French merchant vessels.
By 31 May 1796 Commodore Nelson's squadron, augmented by the Blanche, and Speedy.
31 May 1796 Oneglia. The boats from a part of Cdre. Nelson's squadron, despite heavy fire, bring off 6 heavily laden transports. .
30 Apr 1798 captured the French privateer Léopard from St. Domingo to Lisbon.
7 Nov 1798 a part of a squadron which arrived this day for the invasion of Minorca.
13 Nov 1798 off Minorca the Leviathan, Centaur, and Argo, along with some armed transports, chase a fast disappearing Spanish squadron, but re-capture the Peterel, taken the previous day.
19 Nov 1798, off Minorca, with the Leviathan, Centaur, Calcutta, Ulysses, Argo, Cormorant, Aurora, and cutter Constitution, Lt. Whiston, in support of the Army during the capture of Minorca. See also the Naval Chronicle pp. 77-80 Vol. 1, 1799.
21 Mar 1800 captured 2 merchant and 1 armed vessel.
13 Aug 1800 burnt a Turkish 80 gun ship aground on the shore near Aboukir island before the French could plunder the vessel.
2 Mar 1801 anchored in Aboukir bay, in positions where they could fire their broadsides at the enemy.
23 Jan 1805 captured a French privateer, name unknown, on the Jamaica station.
May 1805 Jamaica Station Commander John Lamborn
13 May 1805 captured the Spanish privateer Santa Anna, schooner, 6 guns, 106 men off Cuba.