HMS Cephalus

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Cephalus, 1807
Type: Brig-sloop ; Armament 18
Launched : 1807 ; Disposal date or year : 1830

1 Jan 1810 captured the French privateer Scipion in the Mediterranean.

4 Jul 1811 the frigate Unité and sloop Cephalus, on the Roman coast, sent in the ships' boats cut out a number of merchant-vessels at anchor between Civita-Vecchia and the mouth of the Tiber.

21 Jul 1811 the frigate Thames and sloop Cephalus, off Porto del Infreschi, along with the ships' boats, cut out a number of gun boats and merchant-vessels and sent the marines ashore to destroy military installations.

22 Feb 1813 captured the French privateer Diligente in the Mediterranean.

10 Jun 1813 captured the French privateer Jeune Thetis.

2 Jul 1813 in company with the Wizard captured the French privateer Petit Chasseur. 7 Feb 1818 an account of the head-money granted will be deposited in the Registry of the High Court of Admiralty and will be ready for payment on the 14 Feb.

25 Jul 1813 captured the French privateer Ecureil.