HMS Cruelle

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Cruel / Cruelle, 1801
Type: Armed cutter ;

Circa Feb 1801 Captain Inglis apptd. to the Cruel cutter.

2 Mar 1801 protected the flanks during the landing of troops in Aboukir bay.

9 May 1801 chased the French corvette Héliopolis off Alexandria, but she escaped into the harbour.

29 Jun 1801 cruising off Alexandria, per UK newspapers of this date, reporting news received from off Egypt.