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Piercer, 1794
Type: Gun-vessel ; Armament 12
Launched : 1794 ; Disposal date or year : 1802
Notes:

6 Jan 1799, at Harwich

13 Aug-Oct 1799 employed on expedition to Holland.

17 Nov-30 Dec 1802 prize money resulting from the expedition to Holland due for payment.


Piercer, 1804
Type: Gun Brig ; Armament 14
Launched : 1804 ; Disposal date or year : 1814
Disposal Details : Transferred to the German state of Hanover
Notes:

May 1805 Downs Station

Deal 30 Dec 1806 Sailed to cruise off the North Foreland.

9 Jun 1808 during a calm, off the south end of the island of Saltholm, their convoy was attacked by 25 Danish gun-boats which succeeded in capturing 10 or 12 merchant vessels at the rear of the convoy and the gun-brig Turbulent.

Plymouth 21 Aug 1811 Sent in the French chasse marées Le Marengo and Le Phillipe, from Bordeaux, taken off Sable d'Olonne.

Plymouth 9 Sep 1811 Is reported to have detained an American ship off the coast of France.

Plymouth 5 Oct 1812 Arrived from the coast of Spain.

Portsmouth 31 Oct 1812 Came in from sea.

Yarmouth 25 May 1813 Arrived from Heligoland, with a vessel under her convoy, to take water for the island.

Harwich 11 Jan 1814 Arrived from the Elbe with dispatches.