HMS Cormorant

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Cormorant, 1794
Type: Sloop ; Armament 18
Launched : 1796 ; Disposal date or year : 24 Dec 1796
Disposal Details : See below

30 Jun 1795 captured the French privateer Resource République off Jamaica.

27 Nov 1795 captured the French privateer Petit Créole on the Jamaica station.

19 Jan 1796 captured the French privateer Vengeance on the Jamaica station.

21 Mar 1796 St.-Domingo, W.I., a squadron, including the Ceres, Captain James Newman Newman, arrived off town of Léogane with troops, with a view to reducing the area, but was found to be too strongly defended : however an attempt on Bombarde proved successful.

21 Mar 1796 in company with the Swiftsure, Leviathan, Africa, Ceres, Severn, Iphigenia, Cormorant, Lark, Le Serin, and Marie Antoinette, at the capture of the schooner Charlotte and Brig Sally.

24 Dec 1796 Burnt by accident and blown up at Port-au-Prince, St.-Domingo : crew, except 20, perished. Capt. Thomas Gott.