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Type: Gunvessel ; Armament 14
Launched : 1794 ; Disposal date or year : 1802
9 Aug 1800 a squadron under Vice-Admiral Dickson consisting of the Monarch, Glatton, Polyphemus, Ardent, Veteran, Romney, Isis, Waakzamheid, and Martin ; Volcano, Hecla, Sulphur, and Zebra bombs ; Boxer, Furious, Griper, Swinger, and Haughty gun-vessels, departed North Yarmouth Roads for Copenhagen to be present during Lord Whitworth's negotiations with the Danish authorities! 15 Aug arrived in the Skaw and then went through a number of manoeuvres etc. ; and then sailed for England. For more details see p. 240 of vol 4 of the Naval Chronicles.
14 Sep 1800 the squadron arrived back at Yarmouth.
Swinger , 1798
Type: Colonial gun-boat ; Armament 6
9 May 1798 defence of Belize, Honduras, by the Merlin, Captain John Ralph Moss, and an assortment of colonial gun-boats, manned by merchant service and local army personnel ; one with four 6 and two 4-pounders, and, the other with six 6-pounders, and 25 men each.