HMS Raven

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Raven, 1796
Type: Sloop ; 14
Launched : 1796 ;
Disposal date or year : 3 Feb 1798
Disposal Details : Wrecked on the Middle ground, near Cuxhaven : crew saved. Commander J. W. Taylor Dixon.

6 Feb 1797 with Sir John Jervis's squadron off Cape St.-Vincent.

14 Feb 1797 Jervis's action with the Spanish off Cape St Vincent.

16 Feb 1797 Emerald, Minerve, Niger, Bonne-Citoyenne and Raven detached to look after the Santisima-Trinidad, subsequently joined by the Terpsichore, which would appear to be the only vessel to comply with these instructions.

31 Mar 1797 departed from Lisbon to blockade Cadiz.