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Surprise, 1812
Type: 5th rate ; Armament 38
Launched : 1812 ; Disposal date or year : Post Dec 18437
Notes:

16 Jan 1813 captured a U.S. privateer, the 12 gun brig Decatur, with 82 men.

13 Mar 1813 in company with the Opossum, Spider and Elizabeth, captured the Lark. Prize-money arising from the proceeds of the capture will be available on 12 Feb 1818.

St. Thomas 3 Jul 1813 Sailed with a convoy.

5 Jul 1814, arrived Halifax, from Bermuda, with a convoy.

19 Sep 1814 Tonnant and Surprise sailed for Halifax.

20 Mar 1815, reported to be at Bermuda.

1822 Hulk, Milford.

20 Dec 1848 Convict hulk at Cork.