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Type: 5th rate ; Armament 36
Taken : 12 Oct 1798 ; Disposal date or year : 1813
1798 French frigate Embuscade captured.
1798 purchased into the navy as Ambuscade.
Jan 1804 Ambuscade renamed Seine.
26 Jan 1804 departed the Downs, the Seine, Locust, and Archer, for a cruise on the French Coast.
5 Mar 1804 arrived at Dungeness from a cruise off Dieppe.
26 Mar 1804 arrived in the Downs the Seine, Autumn, and Harpy, from a cruise off Boulogne.
2 Apr 1804 departed the Downs for off Boulogne the Illustrious, with the Immortalite, Seine, Squirrel, Curlew, Bonetta, Alonso, Fury, Archer, Jackal, several stone ships.
7 Apr 1804 departed Dungeness the Leda, Seine, Chiffonne, and Alonzo on a cruise.
Circa 29 Sep 1804 the Swiftsure, Capt Robinson ; Tribune, Capt Bennett ; and the Seine, Capt Atkins, are ordered to Spithead to fit for foreign service.
30 Sep 1804 arrived Spithead, the Seine, Capt Atkins, from the squadron off Boulogne.
Circa 20 Oct 1804 remains at Spithead with his convoy due to contrary winds.
21 Oct 1804 departed Spithead for Cork with a convoy for the West Indies, to be joined by more vessels from the West Coast for the same destination.
30 Apr 1805 captured the French privateer Perseverante on the Jamaica station.
27 May 1805 the ships boats were active while cruising off Porto-Rico : captured the armed schooner Concepcion ; mid June destroyed a Spanish sloop and captured a second Concepcion, a large felucca.
4-8 Jul 1806 Northumberland, Elephant, Canada, Agamemnon, Ethalion, Seine, Galatea, Circe, whilst protecting a large convoy bound to England, chased a French squadron under M. Willaumez through the Channel between St.-Thomas and Passage island.
26 Dec 1807 captured the French privateer Sybille on the Home station.
25 Oct 1809 captured the French privateer Rodeur.
13 Feb 1810 ships' boats captured a number of armed boats and destroyed three grounded chasse-marées.
Deal 16 Jan 1811 arrived from Plymouth with a convoy that has gone for the River.
Portsmouth 10 Jun 1811 departed on a cruise.
Deal 4 Jul 1811 arrived from the westward.
Deal 12 Jul 1811 arrived from the Nore.
Deal 28 Jul 1811 departed for the Nore.
Deal 11 Aug 1811 departed for Portsmouth.
Portsmouth 18 Aug 1811 departed for Halifax.
Plymouth 20 Aug 1811 arrived with a convoy for Quebec and Halifax.
Plymouth 21 Aug 1811 Put in with a convoy, due to unfavourable winds.
Plymouth 25 Aug 1811 departed with a convoy for Quebec, &c.
Deal 15 Dec 1811 arrived from the Texel.
Portsmouth 24 Dec 1811 arrived from Quebec.
Portsmouth 1 Jan 1812 departed for the river to be paid off.
Deal 2 Jan 1812 arrived from Portsmouth, bound for the Nore.