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Raven, 1799
Type: sloop ; Armament 18
Taken : 10 Oct 1799 ;
Disposal date or year : 6 Jul 1804
Disposal Details : Wrecked on the coast of Sicily, Mediterranean crew saved. Captain Spelman Swaine

10 Oct 1799 the frigate Crescent captured the French vessel Arethuse, later purchased into the Service as the sloop Raven.

11 Sep 1800 Plymouth, fitting in dock.

2 Jan 1801 departed Plymouth on a cruise the Raven, of 18 guns, Captain Saunders.

19 Jan 1801 departed Falmouth on a cruise.

3 Feb 1801 sent into Plymouth the following detained Danish merchantmen, viz. the Twee Gebroeders, of Altona, Vandertook, master, laden with salt, from Noirmoutier, for Altona.

13 Mar 1801 departed the Downs with a convoy for the River Thames.

15 Mar 1801 departed the Downs this morning with a convoy destined for the East Indies.

17 Mar 1801 put back to the Downs the convoy which departed the Downs on the 15th, due to strong S.W. winds.

11 May 1801 arrived Spithead from Yarmouth.

13 May 1801 departed Spithead for the Downs.

21 Jul 1801 arrived Spithead with a large convoy from the Downs.

9 Sep 1801 arrived Spithead the Raven, with a convoy from the Downs.

24 Oct 1801 arrived Spithead the Raven with a convoy from the Downs.

10 Apr 1802 arrived Spithead the Raven, 18, Captain Saunders, from Jamaica.

2 May 1802 departed Spithead with discharged men for Leith.

Circa 25 May 1802 Mr Barnard, Purser of the Raven, to the Concorde.

28 May 1802 arrived Spithead from Leith.

Circa 13 Jul 1802 Captain Swaine, apptd to the Raven.

23 Sep 1802 went out of Portsmouth harbour, the Raven, 18, Captain Swaine, having been re-commissioned.

2 Oct 1802 remains at Spithead.

13 Oct 1802 departed Spithead with the Sophie, 18, and troops for Jersey.

26 Oct 1802 arrived Spithead this morning with the Sophie, from from Jersey.

3 Nov 1802 departed Spithead to the west.

7 Nov 1802 arrived Falmouth from Spithead.