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Type: 6th rate ; frigate ; Armament 28
Launched on the River Thames in 1779 ;
Disposal date or year : 1816
Tons (BM) : 601
22 Aug 1795 a British squadron cruising off the coast of Norway, the 50-gun Isis and frigates Reunion, Stag , and Vestal, Captain Charles White, chased a small Dutch squadron, during which the Stag captured the Dutch frigate Alliance, whilst her compatriots, the Argo, and the cutter, the Vlugheld, got safe into Egeroe. The Alliance was acquired by the RN.
10 Apr 1797 captured the French privateer Voltigeur in the North Sea.
13 Jun 1797 escaped the mutiny at the Nore, being fired on by the Monmouth - see p. 74 www.naval-review.org/issues/1929-1.pdf.
1 Jan 1799, Capt. C. White. At Sheerness.
25 Apr 1800, Torbay, sailed, the Inflexible, Stately, Wassenaer, Alkmaar, Charon, Expedition, Hebe, Pallas, Romulus, Sensible, Niger, Resource, and Vestal, with troops ; the Commanders of which have sealed orders.
Apr-24 Jun 1800 blockade of Genoa and cutting out of the Prima galley.
8 Mar - 2 Sep 1801 Expedition to Egypt.
circa 5 Jun 1801 captured 2 store-ships off Bengazi, a part of a swiftly departing French Squadron.
May 1805 Nore.
13 Jun 1805 Vestal and the Sea Fencibles re-captured the merchant vessel Industry off Hastings. 12 Apr 1806 due to be delivered into the Registry of the High Court of Admiralty agreeable to Act of Parliament, so salvage monies due should be paid shortly.
18-23 Jul 1805 attacks on convoys off Calais - Vimereux - Ambleteuse.
5 Jun 1806 captured the French privateer Prospero in the Channel.
19 Nov 1809 captured the French privateer Intrepide.
Portsmouth 15 Jan 1810 Has sent in the Fortitude, from Lisbon, with cotton and hides, having been re-taken from a French privateer.
Portsmouth 1 Jan 1812 Remains wind-bound in Cowes Roads.
1814 Barbados Prison ship.