HMS Crash

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Crash, 1797
Type: Gunboat / Brig ; Armament 12
Launched : 1797 ; Disposal date or year : 1802
BM: 160 tons

26 Aug 1798 captured by the Dutch.

11 Aug 1799 re-captured off the coast of Holland.

12 Aug 1799 small craft and ship's boats of a light squadron capture a number of Dutch schuyts : the attack also results in the destruction of the Dutch schooner Vengeance, at the second attempt.

16 Jun 1801 came into dock at Sheerness to be repaired.

Circa Aug 1801 Lt. Daniel Hamline appointed in command ; vessel fitting out at Sheerness.

2 Sep 1801 departed Sheerness for the Great Nore, the Crash, Lt Hamline.

4 Sep 1801 due to be paid today at the Great Nore, following which she will depart for her destination.

20 Nov 1801 Sheerness, the Crash, Manley and Swinger, gun brigs, are ordered to proceed for the River.

13 Dec 1801 arrived in the Downs from Sheerness, and remains.

4 Jan 1802 arrived Sheerness from Yarmouth, having experienced a rough passage.

17 Jan 1802 arrived N. Yarmouth from Harwich.

2 Feb 1802 arrived N. Yarmouth.

8 Feb 1802 arrived Sheerness from N. Yarmouth.

15 Mar 1802 arrived Sheerness, from Harwich.

15 Apr 1802 departed the Downs on a cruise.

9 Sep 1802 notice is given that the Crash Gun-Vessel, Copper-bottomed, lying at Sheerness, has been put up for sale.