Hired armed brig Colpoys

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Colpoys aka Sir J Colpoys, 1804
Type: Hired armed brig ; Armament 16 (14 carronades, 12-pdr, ; 2 x long fours)
Hired : 28 Apr 1804 ;
Disposal date or year: 1807 ;
BM : 158 tons ;
Complement: 121
Notes:

Circa 12 May 1804 the Pretty Lass, Lady Warren, Sir J Colpoys, and Sir T Trowbridge, are the property of T Lockyer, Esq., and are taken into Service as Sloops of War.

May 1805 Channel

4 Sep 1805 captured the Sloops Federation and Name-unknown, marked A.

28 Dec 1805 recaptured the Swedish ship Anna Margaretta Dorothea, and the restored part of her cargo.

June-Dec 1806 hired armed vessels, ships' musters for Colpoys.

21 Feb 1806 detained the Mercurius.

26 Feb 1806 detained the Evadne.

21 Mar 1806 ship's boats cut out the Santa Buena-Ventura, San-Antonio, and the San-Real.

19 Apr 1806 the Colpoys, Attack and ship's boats capture two chasse-marées.

30 Aug 1806 the distribution of the proceeds of the Sloops Federation and Name-unknown, marked A, and of the salvage arising from the recapture of the Swedish Ship Anna Margaretta Dorothea, and the restored part of her cargo.

27 Dec 1806 captured the Spanish Brig La Buena Ventura, alias El Cupido, in sight of HM Ship Phoenix, Captain Zachary Mudze. Lieutenant David Buchan, commanding officer.

15 Mar 1809 prize money resulting from the detention of the Evadne shortly due for payment.

8 Jul 1809 proceeds of the sale of the cargo of the Mercurius will be distributed.

7 Nov 1809 prize monies resulting from the capture of the La Buena Ventura, alias El Cupido available for payment at Plymouth.