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Type: Sloop ; Armament 18 (16 x 32-pdr. carronades ; 2 x sixes)
Launched : 1798 ; Disposal date or year : 1808
13 Aug-Oct 1799 employed on expedition to Holland.
2-7 Sep 1801 after a long chase engaged the French brig-corvette Flêche.
5 Jul 1803 with France attempting to recover her war-time losses in the East Indies news that a renewal of the war was imminent brought about a number of manoeuvres and events between the French and British ships-of-war on the station.
May 1805 East Indies.
7 May 1805 captured the French privateer Amis Reunis at the entrance of the Persian Gulf.
20 Nov-11 Dec 1807 A part of a squadron under R.-adm Sir E. Pellew which entered Gressie, Dutch EI, to destroy vessels and stores. The source gives the name as Victoire, but since, as far as I can see, there was no RN vessel with this name around this date and the the Victor was serving on the EI station I've noted the info here as well as under Victoire.
8 Oct 1808 Modeste, cruising off Sandshead, bay of Bengal, after a nine hours' chase, and a running fight of nearly one hour, captured the French corvette Jéna, which was added to the British navy under the name of the ship-sloop Victor, which it had been found necessary to break up ; and whose 18 guns (16 carronades, 32-pounders, and two sixes) and crew were placed on board the former.