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Type: Brig sloop ; Armament 18
Launched : 1795 ; Disposal date or year : 1806
Displacement : 317 tons (BM)
Built of Fir
Apr 1796 captured the French privateer Furèt on the coast of France.
22 May 1796 Racoon, Resolution, and Fairy captured the French privateer Hazard in the Channel.
19 Jul 1796 Sloops Fairy and Racoon, and Resolution, Flora, Venus (1) , and Grace cutters, captured the Aurora.
29 Sep 1796 captured the French privateer Active.
16 Dec 1796 the Racoon, with the Eurydice, Fairy, and Grace Armed Cutter in sight, captured the Galliot Concordia.
20 Apr 1797 in company with the Grace captured French privateer Les Amis in the North Sea.
20 Apr 1797 in company with the Grace re-captured the Brig Good Intent.
15 Nov 1797 in company with the Grace re-captured the Cutter Mary.
11 Jan 1798 early in the morning, after a chase of 2 hours, captured the French privateer cutter Policrate, 16 Guns, 72 Men, bound to the West Indies, some 7 leagues off Beachy Head. Mr. George Kennedy, Master, was killed, and 4 Seamen were wounded ; 2 severely.
12 Jan 1798, in the Downs, commanding officer Rob. Lloyd.
22 Jan 1798 captured the French privateer Pensée in the Channel.
22 Jan 1798 prize money resulting from the capture of Les Amis and salvage monies resulting from the re-capture of the Good Intent and Mary due for payment.
20 Oct 1798 sunk the French privateer Vigilante in the North Sea.
4 Jul 1799 off Dungenness, the weather foggy, heard shots being fired and sailed towards the sound and re-captured the merchant ship Benjamin and Elizabeth, which had been taken by two luggers who had wounded many of the crew, some apparently after they had surrendered. The fog lifting a little the 2 luggers were sighted and one being still within musket shot received a broadside from the Racoon and sank without trace. At that moment the fog came down again and the other lugger disappeared from view.
2 Dec 1799 in company with the Cormorant, captured the French lugger privateer Vrai Decide, 14 guns, 4 swivels, and 41 men, Citizen Desgardri, of Boulogne, E.S.E. of Portee, in the Channel.
3 Dec 1799 chased and captured the French privateer lntrépide, off Calais. The Stag, hired cutter, who had joined the chase, was sent in pursuit of the brig which was in the process of being taken when the Intrépide was first observed by the Racoon.
30 Nov 1800 re-capture of the Ship Portland.
19 Jan 1801 salvage money resulting from the re-capture of the Portland due to be paid on her next arrival in port at Deal.
27 Jan 1801 prize money resulting from the capture of the Galliot Concordia due for payment.
11 Jul 1803 capture of the French brig-corvette Lodi.
17 Aug 1803 ran the French national brig la Mutine on shore.
13-14 Oct 1803 attacked and captured the French national gun-brig Petite-Fille, the schooner Jeune-Adèle, and national cutter Amélie, however, the crew of the former over-powered the prize crew and ran the brig on shore.
2 Apr 1804 captured the French privateer Jean Baptiste on the Jamaica station.
5 Apr 1804 captured the French privateer Aventure on the Jamaica station.
1 Aug 1804 captured the French privateer Alliance on the Jamaica station,.
26 May 1805 captured the Spanish privateer San Felix e1 Socoro, felucca, 1 gun 40 men, off Jamaica.