Index
 
HM Ships Employed and otherwise in the UK and around the World - May 1805
Ship  Type of Vessel     Status      Purpose Station   Built Rank   Surname First Name     
L'Acron, 16 Brig In Commission   Straits of Gibraltar   Commander Pearse Henry W.
Active, 6 Cutter Hired   North Sea Convoy - Lieutenant (Acting) Barnes -
Africa, 64 Third Rate In Ordinary   Northfleet, repairing 1781      
Aimwell, 14 Gun-Brig In Commission   Maldorr? River 1794 Lieutenant Wood George
Amy, Cutter, Tender Hired   Bristol - Lieutenant Turner John
Atlas, '74 Third Rate In Commission   With Rear Admiral Cochrane 1782, Reduced 1802 Captain Brown Wm.
Blonde, 32 Frigate/Fifth Rate In Ordinary -
Dartmouth refitting 1787 -
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Brisk, 18, Sloop In Commission   Fitting 1805 Commander Coode John
Buckingham, 64, - In Commission Prison Ship Gillingham 1774 Lieutenant Maston John
Buffalo, 12, - In Commission Storeship New South Wales 1797 Lieutenant Kent William
Camperdown, 74, - In Ordinary Powder Magazine River Medway        
Carysfort, 28 Frigate/Sixth Rate In Commission   Antigua 1767 Commander Woolcombe J.C.
Charon, 44 Fourth Rate In Ordinary   Woolwich, to repair 1783      
Circe, 32 Frigate/Fifth Rate In Commission   With Rear Admiral Cochrane 1804 Captain Rose Jonas
Cleveland, Tender Hired   Swansea - Lieutenant Parker William
Colombe, 16 Sloop In Ordinary   Plymouth        
Comet, 18, Sloop In Commission   Fitting Purchased 1804      
Commerce, Tender Hired   Limerick - Lieutenant Menzies James
Concord Tender Hired   Dublin to Plymouth - Lieutenant Vernon T
Confounder, 12, Gun Brig In Commission   Portsmouth, for Gibraltar 1805 - - -
Conquest, 14, Gun Brig In Commission   Jersey Station 1794 Lieutenant Boswell Walter
Corso, 16 Brig In Commission   Gravesend, to receive men   Lieutenant Hutchinson Wm.
Delight, 16 Sloop Sold out of the Service; c 1805            
Deptford, 12, Tender In Commission   River Thames 1788 Lieutenant Antram George
Diamond Rock, 16, Sloop In Commission   Diamond Rock, Martinique   Commander Maurice J.W.
Dictator, 64 Third Rate In Ordinary   Limehouse, repairing 1783      
Dido, 28, - In Ordinary Receiving Ship Cowes, for soldiers 1784      
Dorset, 10, Yacht In Commission   Dublin 1753 Captain Brabazon Lambert
Driver, 16, Sloop In Commission   Bahamas 1796 - - -
Eagle, 74 Third Rate In Commission   With Rear Admiral Cochrane 1804 Captain Colby David
Earl of Leicester Packet -            
Eclerir?, 18 - In Ordinary Powder Magazine Coahn. Creek, Medway   - - -
Eliza & Jane, Tender In Commission   Dublin? - Lieutenant Parker -
Eliza, Tender In Commission   Shields - - - -
Enterprise, 28, - In Commission Receiving Ship Tower, to receive men 1774 Lieutenant Somerville Wm.
Eruption, Fire Vessel In Commission   Woolwich, fitting - - - -
Eugenie, 16, Sloop In Commission   Africa Purchased 1804 Commander Webb Charles
Express, 6, Tender In Commission   Trinidad 1801 - - -
Favourite, Tender In Commission   Chester - Lieutenant - -
Favourite, 18, Sloop In Commission   Cork, for West Indies 1794 Commander Davie John
Flirt, 12 Cutter Hired   Beachy Head - Lieutenant Walker -
Gelykheid, 64 Third Rate Broken up; c 1805            
Gorgon, 44 - In Commission Floating Battery River Shannon 1784 Commander Wilkinson William
Grenada, 10 Schooner In Commission   Grenada Presented by the Inhabitants of Grenada Lieutenant Barker -
Hawke, 19 Sloop In Commission   Missing Privateer Purchased - 1803 Commander Tippet James
Helder, 36 - In Commission Guard Ship, Floating Battery River Humber   Commander Walker Benjamin
Henry, 16, Sloop In Commission   River Thames Purchased 1804 - - -
Hope (2) Tender Hired   Londonderry - Lieutenant Peregrine T.
Impérieuse, 40 Frigate/Fifth Rate Broken up; c 1805            
Insolent, 14, Gun Brig, In Commission   Jersey Station   Lieutenant Morris John Row
Intrepid, 64 Third Rate In Ordinary   Rotherhithe, repairing 1770 - - -
James, Tender In Commission   Milford - Lieutenant Couch John
Lady Nelson, - In Commission Storeship New South Wales Purchased 1800 Lieutenant - -
Lark, 18, Sloop In Commission   Coast of Africa 1798 ?? Langford Fred.
Leopard, 50 Fourth Rate In Commission   Dungeness and Boulogne 1790 Captain Raggett Richard
Lyra, Tender Hired   Shields Station - Lieutenant France Nath. Tho.
Mackrel, 4, Schooner In Commission   Newfoundland Station 1804 Lieutenant Williams Rd.
Madras, 50, - In Commission Guard Ship Malta Purchased 1795 Captain Schomberg C.M.
Manchester Packet, 179 tons -   - - ?? Davies -
March, Tender In Commission   Cork Station - Lieutenant - -
Maria ( 2) Tender Hired   Belfast - Lieutenant Whitly Joseph
Maria, Tender In Commission   Orkney and Shetland - Lieutenant Smith Lawrence
Martin, 18, Sloop In Commission   With desptaches to the Mediterranean 18 April 1805 Commander Savage R.H.
Mary, 1st, Tender In Commission   Leith Roads - Lieutenant Gourly John
Mary, 2nd, Tender In Commission   Greenock - Lieutenant Mitchell G.J.
Medina, 10, Yacht In Commission   Isle of Wight 1702 Commander Baskerville Peter
Moucheron, 16 Brig In Commission   With sealed orders, 5 Feb Privateer Purchase Commander Hawes James
Musette, 24 - In Commission Floating Battery River Yealme Privateer Purchase Lieutenant Bevan John
Narcissus, 32 Frigate/Fifth Rate In Commission   Cork, for West Indies 1801 Captain Donnelly Ross
Nieuport, Gun Vessel In Commission   River Colne   Lieutenant Woodward Js.
Northumberland, 74 Third Rate In Commission   In pursuit of the Rochefort Squadron 1798 Captain Tobin George
Papillon, 16, Sloop In Commission   -   Lieutenant Lapenotiere Jn. R.
Pegasus, 28, - In Commission Guard Ship Harwich   Commander Pengelly John
Porcupine, 24 Frigate/Sixth Rate Broken up; c 1805            
Prince of Orange, Tender In Commission   River Thames - Lieutenant Mackay George
Rochester, 74 Third Rate In Ordinary   River Medway 1753 - - -
Roebuck, 44 - In Commission Floating Battery Leith Roads 1774 Captain Kinley George
Rover, 16, Sloop In Commission   Fitting 1804 - - -
Sea Gull, 18 Brig In Commission   Missing 1795 Commander Burke Henry
Sheerness, Brig Hired   River Humber - Lieutenant Fox George
Sheerness, 10, Tender In Commission   River Thames Purchased 1797 Lieutenant - -
Sorlings, - In Commission Surveying Ship Between Beachy Head and Dungeness 1801 Master Seator Jerom
Squirrel, 24 Frigate/Sixth Rate In Commission   Coast of Africa 1785 Captain Brawn Ernest
Success, 32 Frigate/Fifth Rate In Commission   Coast of Africa 1781, Reduced 1801 Captain Scott George
Sussex Oak Tender Hired   - - Lieutenant Grigg John
Telegraph, 14, Gun Brig In Commission   River Thames 1804 - - -
Terror, 10 - In Commission Guard Ship - Floating Battery Off Southend 1779      
Texel, 64 - In Commission Guard Ship - Floating Battery Leith Roads   Captain Campbell Don.
Thetis, 38, Frigate/Fifth Rate In Ordinary   Northfleet, repairing 1782 - - -
Thisbe, 28, Frigate/Sixth Rate In Commission   Jersey Station 1783 Commander Shepheard L
Tisiphone, 16 - In Commission Guard Ship - Floating Battery Exmouth 1784 Commander Foote William
Trent, 36 Frigate/Fifth Rate In Commission   Cork 1796 Captain (Commander) Grosett Walter
Trial, 12 - In Commission Guard Ship Bugsby's Hole, Thames 1790 Lieutenant Randle Charles
Triton, 32 - In Commission Guard Ship Waterford 1796 Commander Cashman William
Tromp, 50 - In Commission Guard Ship Falmouth 1799 Commander Norway John A.
Turbulent, 12, Gun Brig In Commission   - - - - -
United Brothers Tender Hired   Bristol Station - Lieutenant Forbes John
Venus, 32 Frigate/Fifth Rate In Commission   Irish Station 1758 Captain Matson Henry
Virginie, 38, Frigate/Fifth Rate In Ordinary   Harwich, repairing   - - -
Vryheid, 74, - In Ordinary Powder Magazine River Medway   - - -
Weazle, 16, Sloop Not given   Fitting 1805 Commander Parker Peter
Winchelsea, 32 - - Convict Ship     Lieutenant Baker John Eades
Winchelsea, 32 - In Commission   Leith Roads 1764      
Woolwich, 10, Tender In Commission   River Thames Purchased 1788 Lieutenant Cox John
Woolwich, 44, - In Commission Storeship Rotherhithe, repairing 1785 - - -

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