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Type: Sloop ; Armament 18
Taken : 1798 ; Disposal date or year : 1809
20 Nov 1799, Portsmouth, sailed on a cruise.
3 Dec 1799, Portsmouth, arrived from Bilboa.
6 Dec 1799, Portsmouth, sailed on a cruise.
Circa 1 Jan 1800 A court martial was held on board the Gladiator, at Portsmouth, on Lieutenant Thomas Vanthysen, of the Sophie, for going forward, after a man had been punished, among the ship's crew, and saying publicly in the hearing of the people, "If l was the ship's company I would be damned if I would not write against the Captain. I have taken an account of every man that has been flogged since I have been in the ship." —The charge being fully proved, he was sentenced to be dismissed his Majesty's service, and rendered incapable of serving his Majesty, his heirs, or successors.
25 Feb 1800, Portsmouth, arrived the Sophie, Captain Burdett, from a cruise.
1 Apr 1800, Portsmouth, arrived from a cruise.
5 May 1800, Portsmouth, sailed with transports for Guernsey.
9 May 1800, Portsmouth, sailed with the Sea-Nymph, Diligence, Howard, and Middleton, Navy transports, for Guernsey.
6 Jun 1800, Portsmouth, sailed with a convoy for Ireland.
22 Jul 1800, Portsmouth, arrived with the Sea Nymph, Howard, Middleton, and Diligence (Navy transports), under convoy, from Ireland.
30 Jul 1800, Portsmouth, a Court Martial was held on board the Gladiator in this Harbour, for the trial of Bartholomew Porter, a seaman belonging to the Sophie, for desertion. The charges not being proved, the prisoner was acquitted.
Sophie 30 Jul 1800, Portsmouth, a Court Martial was held on board the Gladiator in this Harbour, for the trial of Arthur Hughes, a seaman belonging to the Sophie, for desertion and being found guilty, was sentenced to receive 300 lashes.
May 1805 Mediterranean.
Type: Tender (schooner) ; Armament ??
Taken : 1803 ; Disposal date or year : 1804 ?
2 Dec 1803 privateer captured and converted for use as a tender to the Centaur, commanded by Lieutenant Donett.
Cruised in the region of the Diamond Rock, off Martinique.
Was understood to have exploded off Point Solomon. Only one survivor, who was rescued by a French fishing canoe.