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Type: 5th rate ; Armament 32-gun ; 12-pounder
Taken from a mutinous Dutch crew 1796, late Jason ;
Disposal date or year : 4 Sep 1801
Disposal Details : Wrecked by striking on a sunken rock off the island of St. Martin, West Indies: crew saved. Captain George Fowke.
Between April and June 1797 captured the French privateer Liberté on the West Indies station.
1 Jan 1799, Capt. G. Fowke. Refitting at Plymouth.
11 Feb 1799, Plymouth, a seaman was killed by the fall of the fore yard.
12 Mar 1799, in Plymouth Sound.
16 Mar 1799, Plymouth, orders came down this day for the Russell, Phoebe, Proselyte, to sail on Tuesday next to reinforce Admiral Kingsmill's squadron off the Coast of Ireland.
20 Mar 1799, Plymouth, sailed for the coast of Ireland, with the Phoebe and Russell.
18 Apr 1799, Plymouth, arrived from Ireland, to refit.
7 May 1799, in Hamoaze.
21 Jul 1799, Plymouth, in consequence of orders from the Admiralty, the Melpomene, Proselyte, Unicorn, Pomone, and Nereide frigates sailed for Cork and Waterford, to take in troops for the Downs.
26 Jul 1799, Plymouth, arrived from Waterford the Nereide, 30, with part of the 29th regiment on board from Waterford for the Downs. She parted company in the Channel with the Melpomene, 44, and Proselyte, 36, with the remainder of the 29th regiment on board, in the evening the Nereide sailed for the Downs, and the latter frigates passed this port.