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Type: Sloop ; Armament 24
Taken : 31 Aug 1807 ; Disposal date or year : 1814
1807 Scipio renamed Samarang.
20 Nov-11 Dec 1807 A part of a squadron under R.-adm Sir E. Pellew which entered Gressie, Dutch EI, to destroy vessels and stores.
9 Feb 1810 Dover, Cornwallis, [should probably read Akbar, having been renamed in 1806], and Samarang involved in a naval and military expedition to take the island of Amboyna, along with three Dutch national vessels, which had been sunk ‡, following which the islands of Saparoua, Harouka, Nasso-Lant, Bouro, and Manippa soon surrendered.
‡ One of these vessels, the Mandarin, which was raised, was subsequently used as a troop transport.
15 Jun 1810 in the Straits of Sincapore.
Madras 17 Feb 1811 Sailed for rendez-vous for expedition to Java.
3 Aug 1811 a part of the fleet involved in the invasion of Java, which terminated with the surrender of Dutch and French forces on 16 Sep.