Hired Armed Cutter Rhoda

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Rhoda, 1804
Type: Hired Cutter ; Armament 6
Hired : 1804 ; Disposal date or year : 1804
Notes:

1804 Industry renamed Rhoda.

12 and 14 Feb 1805 the Melampus, in Company with the Hired Cutters Frisk and Rhoda, captured French Gun Boats Nos. 169, 174, 277, 286. 287, and 311..

May 1805 Channel.

9 Nov 1805 prize and head money due to be paid shortly on captured French Gun Boats Nos. 169, 174, 277, 286. 287, and 311..

NB It is interesting to note that whilst the Rhoda only appears to have been hired for a part of one year i.e. for 1804, having been renamed during the year, she, or another vessel with the same name, appears to be in service for 1805 or a part thereof ?