HMS Carmen / El Carmen

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Carmen / El Carmen, 1800
Type: 5th rate ; Armament 36 x 12-pounder
Taken : 6 Apr 1800 by the Leviathan and Emerald off Cadiz ;
Disposal date or year : 1802
BM: 908 tons
Notes:

5-7 Apr 1800 Leviathan, Swiftsure, and Emerald captured the Spanish frigates Carmen and Florentina, which were purchased into the Service, and merchant vessels from a convoy.

8 Mar to 2 Sep 1801 Off the coast of Egypt.

3 Apr 1801 the French brig La Gentil seconde, from Bayonne bound to Senega!, laden with baie goods and wine ; taken by the El Carmen, Selby, on the Mediterranean Station.

6 Apr 1801 detained the Spanish schooner San Josef, from Santa Cruz bound to Cadiz, laden with hides and cinnamon ; taken by the El Carmen, Selby, on the Mediterranean Station.

23 May 1801 the Spanish mistico Jean Baptiste, from Cadiz bound to Vera Cruz, laden with bale goods, wine, and sundries; taken by El Carmen, since carried into Cadiz by the crew.

28 May 1801 the Spanish schooner Primivera y Concevida, from Magadore bound to Teneriffe, laden with wool and sundries ; taken by the El Carmen, Selby, on the Mediterranean Station.

21 Jun 1801 a Spanish tartan (name unknown), from Algeziras bound to Malaga, in ballast ; taken by the El Carmen, Selby, on the Mediterranean Station.

21 Jun 1801 the Spanish polacre Nostra Senora de los Dolores, from Algeziras bound to Carthagena, laden with copper-bolts, materials for making glue, and paper ; taken by the El Carmen, Selby, on the Mediterranean Station.

21 Jun 1801 the Spanish tartan Senora St. Anna, from Algeziras bound to Malaga, with coals ; taken by the El Carmen, Selby, on the Mediterranean Station.

22 Jul 1801 letters received from the Carmen, dated off Cadiz the 4th of June, state, she had captured four prizes, three of which were arrived at Gibraltar Bay.

9 Nov 1801 arrived this morning from Egypt and put under quarantine at the Motherbank, off Ryde, IoW, the Carmen, Capt Selby.

13 Nov 1801 released from quarantine, and dropped across to Spithead.

18 Feb 1802 El Carmen, 971 Tons, Copper-bottomed, lying at Portsmouth put up for Sale.