| Previous Page | Next Page | Index
Type: Gun Brig ; Armament 14
Launched : 1801 ; Disposal date or year : 1816
14 Jun 1801 remains at Spithead.
12 Jul 1801 departed Spithead, with the Escort, for the coast of France.
3 Oct 1801 departed Spithead for Marcou.
30 Oct 1801 arrived Spithead the Censor gun-brig, with dispatches, from Jersey.
4 Jan 1802 in Portsmouth harbour.
25 Mar 1802 departed Spithead on a cruise off Portland after smugglers.
4 May 1802 arrived Spithead the Censor, Bold, with the Starling, gun-vessels, from the Eastward, to be paid off.
30 Jun 1802 departed St Helen's on a cruise.
1 Jul 1802 it has blown a S.W. gale all day, with very heavy rain, and the Redbridge has returned to St Helen's.
15 Jul 1802 arrived Spithead the Censor with the Monkey gun-brigs, from a cruise.
Circa 22 Sep 1802 Lieut Atcheson is appointed to the Censor gun-vessel, vice Christian.
27 Dec 1802 remains at Spithead, Lieut Atcheson.
23 Jan 1803 remains at Spithead.
25 Jan 1803 is under orders to depart for Leith to recruit seamen.
30 Jan 1803 departed Spithead for Leith.
7 Apr 1803 is reported to be back in the downs.
20 Apr 1803 remain in the Downs : the Romney, Amelia, Pique, frigates ; Jalouse, sloop ; Snipe, Locust, Censor, and Archer, gun brigs ; Milbrook, schooner ; and several revenue cutters.
29 Apr 1803 the Pique frigate, and Censor and Locust gun brigs, arrived yesterday from the Eastwards with over 200 pressed men for the ships being fitted out for commission in Portsmouth harbour, including the Russel, Capt Williams ; Grampus, Capt Caulfield.
5 May 1803 departed Spithead with the Locust for the Downs.
10 May 1803 departed the Downs for Adm Thornborough's fleet to the Northward.
20 May 1803 departed the Downs, the Gelykheid, with the gun vessel Censor, to join R.-Adm Thornborough off Goree.
3 Jun 1803 arrived Spithead from the Downs.
5 Jun 1803 departed Spithead with a convoy for the Downs.
Circa 6 Jun 1803 Lieut Hungerford apptd to the Censor.
23 Jun 1803 departed the Downs on a cruise.
14 Jul 1803 the Utrecht remains in the Downs, with the Melpomene, the Censor, and Milbrook.
5 Aug 1803 arrived N Yarmouth, the Gelykheid, 68, Adm Thornborough ; and Censor, gun vessel, from a cruise in the North Sea.
17 Aug 1803 remains at N Yarmouth, the Gelykheid, 68, Adm Thornborough ; and Censor, gun brig, and cutter Badger.
22 Aug 1803 departed N Yarmouth on a cruise.
2 Sep 1803 arrived N Yarmouth, the Hecla, with the Censor, and Constant.
25 Sep 1803 departed N Yarmouth for Sheerness.
30 Sep 1803 arrived N Yarmouth from Sheerness with a convoy for the Baltic.
3 Oct 1803 departed N Yarmouth on a cruise ?
11 Oct 1803 arrived N Yarmouth from a cruise.
13 Oct 1803 departed N Yarmouth on a cruise.
17 Oct 1803 arrived N Yarmouth from a cruise having retaken the Adamant of London, laden with coal, supposedly taken by the well known French privateer Blackman.
20 Oct 1803 departed N Yarmouth on a cruise.
28 Oct 1803 arrived N Yarmouth.
4 Nov 1803 the gun brigs Censor and Bold, along with the cutter Republic, departed N Yarmouth on a cruise.
14 Dec 1803 arrived N Yarmouth from a cruise.
Circa 7 Jul 1804 Lieut Rowe apptd to the Censor.
May 1805 North Sea
25 Jul 1810 the ship's boats captured a French privateer, Name unknown, in the Cattegat.
23 Jun 1811 arrived North Yarmouth from a cruise up the Baltic, with Danish prizes.
16 Nov 1811 captured the French privateer Heureuse Etoile.
12 Jan 1812 arrived North Yarmouth from the northward.
13 Jan 1812 departed North Yarmouth with convoy for the Downs.
16 Jan 1812 arrived the Deal from North Yarmouth.
11 Feb 1812 arrived North Yarmouth from the westward.
19 Jan 1813 was reported to have been lost, but is safe at Wingo Sound.
13 Dec 1813 arrived North Yarmouth from Gottenburgh, last from the Humber, with a convoy.
20 Jun 1814 arrived North Yarmouth from Norway, with dispatches.
10 Aug 1814 arrived North Yarmouth from Christiania, with dispatches.
13 Oct 1814 departed Sheerness with a convoy for Elsineur.