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Type: Schooner / Cutter ; Armament 4
Launched : 1804 ; Disposal date or year : 20 Apr 1807
Disposal Details : Captured by the Murat French privateer, off Altavella. Wrecked. Lieutenant John Otley
1804 Built at Bermuda of the pencil cedar, measure, BOM, from 75 to 78 tons ; mount four 12-pounder carronades, with a crew of 20 men and boys.
May 1805 Halifax Station
2 Sep 1806 Pike, Flying Fish, Shark, and Superieuse destroyed two French privateers, names unknown, on the Jamaica station.
30 Oct 1806 captured a Spanish privateer schooner, name unknown, 10 guns, on the Jamaica station.
1808 a less than complimentary comment on this type of vessel, which, although built in 1804, is included by William James in the volume for 1808, presumably in the light of the experiences of those who had sailed them, and the results achieved or otherwise.
30 Aug 1806 captured a Spanish garda-costa.
30 Aug - 3 Sep 1806 officers and men from the schooners Stork, Supérieure, Flying-Fish, and Pike capture a Spanish fort, a felucca, a schooner, 4 privateers and 6 vessels with cargoes.
Apr 1807 whilst cruising off Altavella was captured by the French privateer Marat. Shortly afterwards the Moselle recaptured the Pike.