HMS Rose

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Rose, 1795
Type: Cutter
Armament 8 x 4-pdrs
Hired : <-1795-?>

28 Sep 1795 action between the hired cutter Rose, 8 x 4-pounders, Lieutenant William Walker, and 13 men and a boy, off the island of Capraria, on passage from Leghorn to Bastia in Corsica, versus three French lateen-rigged privateers.

And we wonder where Mr. C.S. Forester et al, got the inspiration for all their wonderful books.