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Type: 6th rate ; frigate ; Armament 28
Launched : 1756 ; Disposal date or year : April 1797
Disposal Details : Wrecked at the island St.-Domingo : crew saved ; Captain Hon. C. Elphinstone .
27 May 1793 Tartar and Mermaid captured the French privateer General Washington in the Mediterranean.
17 Jun 1794 the British frigates Inconstant, Leda, and Tartar in sight off island of Miconi, in the Mediterranean.
Circa 8 Aug 1795, Captain Nelson on a cruise along the coast of Italy with a small squadron, including the Tartar. On the 26th, in the vicinity of Vado, the boats of the squadron cut out or destroyed a number of vessels, without the loss of a man..
14 Jun 1799, Plymouth, sailed for Cork with a convoy for that port.
Type: Hired Cutter ; Armament 12
Hired : 1794 ; Disposal date or year : 1801
1 Jul 1797 Tartar and Sparrow captured the French privateers Resolu Port au Platte, and Revanche Port au Platte, St. Domingo.
1 Jan 1799 CO : Lt J Skinner ; stationed : Plymouth (N.C.).
13 Aug-Oct 1799 employed on expedition to Holland.
28 Aug 1799 capture of the Dutch hulks Drotchterland and Brooderschap, and the ships Helder, Venus, Minerva, and Hector, in the New Diep, in Holland.
24 Feb 1802 prize money resulting from the capture of the Dutch hulks Drotchterland and Brooderschap, and the ships Helder, Venus, Minerva, and Hector due to be paid.
17 Nov-30 Dec 1802 prize money resulting from the expedition to Holland due for payment.