HMS Ardent

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Ardent, 1782
Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 64
Launched : 1782 ; Disposal date or year : Apr 1794 Burnt by accident and blown up, some time in April, with all the crew, off Corsica ; Capt. Robert Manners Sutton.

Apr / May 1793 departed under the command of Captain Robert Manners Sutton, as a part of a squadron for the Mediterranean Fleet, then to be based off Toulon.

Sep 1793 Sent from Toulon to Corsica, with a squadron under Commodore Robert Linzee, with a view to supporting a supposed insurrection.

1 Oct 1793 Unsuccessful attack on Forneilli.

Apr 1794 Loss of the Ardent.