HMS Royalist

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Royalist, 1807
Type: Brig sloop ; Armament 18
Launched : 1807 ; Disposal date or year : 1819
Notes:

16 Jul 1808 captured the Danish privateer Aristides, 6 guns, 41 men, off Gottenburg.

2 May 1809 captured the French privateer Princesse.

17 Nov 1809 captured the French privateer Grand Napoleon.

6 Dec 1809 captured the French privateer Heureuse Etoile in the Channel.

10 Dec 1809 captured the French privateer Beau Marseille in the Channel.

Dec 1809 captured the French privateer François in the Channel.

Deal 1 Jan 1810 Sent in the Francois French privateer captured of Dungeness last evening.

Deal 2 Jan 1810 departed on a cruize off Dungeness.

24 Feb 1810 captured the French privateer Prince Eugene in the Channel.

5 Dec 1810 captured the French privateer Roi de Naples in the Channel.

18 Dec 1810 captured the French privateer Aventurier.

3 Feb 1811 captured the French privateer Braconnier.

Deal 3 Feb 1811 arrived with a French privateer.

Deal 4 Feb 1811 Put back by adverse wind.

Deal 21 Feb 1811 arrived from a cruise off the French coast.

Deal 14 Jul 1811 departed on a cruise.

Deal 23 Sep 1811 arrived from off Beachy Head.

Deal 7 Oct 1811 arrived from cruising off Boulogne.

Deal 8 Oct 1811 departed on a cruise off the Frernch coast.

Portsmouth 27 Nov 1811 departed with a convoy for the Downs.

Deal 29 Nov 1811 arrived with a convoy from Portsmouth, which has departed for the river.

19 Dec 1811 captured the French privateer Rodeur.

6 Jan 1812 captured the French privateer Furet.

Dover 7 Jan 1812 Last night, off this port, captured the French privateer Le Faret, of Boulogne ; she has been sent to the Downs.

Dover 8 Jan 1812 Has sent in French lugger, taken after a smart chase.

Deal 12 Jan 1812 departed to resume her station.

Dover 22 Jan 1812 Remains in the Roads.

Deal 9 Feb 1812 departed to resume her station off the French coast.

Deal 10 Feb 1812 departed on a cruise.

Deal 24 Feb 1812 arrived from a cruise.

Deal 24 Feb 1812 departed to resume her station.

29 Dec 1812 captured the French privateer Ruse.

Deal 30 Dec 1812 arrived with the French lugger privateer La Ruse, captured yesterday, off Folkstone.

Dover 31 Dec 1812 Has captured and arrived with the lugger privateer Grand Napoleon, who hailed the sloop on Tuesday night, inquiring if she was in need of a pilot. On receiving a broadside, the Frenchman endeavoured to escape, but having his main-mast shot away, the Royalist thought proper to pilot him into the Downs.

Deal 3 Jan 1813 departed for off Boulogne.

May - Aug 1813 Surveillante, Lyra, Royalist and Sparrow, stationed off the north coast of Spain to assist the patriots.

Plymouth 7 Jun 1813 Has detained and sent in the American schooner Governor Gerard, from L'Orient, bound to America.

Plymouth 12 Jul 1813 departed for Corunna.

6 Sep 1813 captured a U.S. privateer, the 6 gun schooner Ned Hackett, with 45 men.

Plymouth 19 Sep 1813 Has detained and sent in the American schooner Ned Hackett, bound to France.

18-21 Oct 1813 Scylla and Royalist, joined later by the Rippon, capture the Franco-Batavian 40-gun frigate Weser.

18 Dec 1813 captured a U.S. privateer, the 2 gun schooner Antoinette with 20 men.

Plymouth 1 Jan 1814 Taken and sent in the American schooner Antoinette, from Philadelphia for Bourdeaux, in a leaky state, having been on shore.

Plymouth 8 Jan 1814 departed on a cruise.

Plymouth 31 Jan 1814 Has detained and sent in the American schooner Joseph, bound to France.

Plymouth 1 Mar 1814 arrived from the Channel fleet.

Plymouth 30 Mar 1814 departed last evening with a transport loaded with arms destined for the South of France.

Plymouth 4 Apr 1814 departed with a transport with arms for Bordeaux.

Plymouth 12 Sep 1814 arrived from a cruise, having brought in the crew of the Swedish ship Johannes, captured on her voyage from Lisbon, by the American privateer Grand Turk.

Plymouth 21 Sep 1814 arrived from a cruise.

Plymouth 1 Nov 1814 arrived from a cruise.

Falmouth 11 Nov 1814 Appointed convoy to coasting vessels.

Falmouth 13 Nov 1814 departed to cruise off Bourdeaux.

Plymouth 26 Nov 1814 arrived from a cruise.

Plymouth 3 Jan 1815 departed for the westward.

Cork 17 Jan 1815 departed with the West Indies convoy.