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Naval History of Great Britain - Vol II
1799 Appendix 378

No. 4

See p. 1

A list of ships and vessels, late belonging to the British navy, captured, destroyed, wrecked, foundered, or accidentally burnt, during the year 1796.

   

Name.

Commander.

How, when, and where lost.

Gun-ship

   

80

(K)

Ca-Ira

Chas. D. Pater

Burnt by accident and blown up, April 11, in San-Fiorenzo bay crew, except four, saved.

74

(N)

Courageux

B. Hallowell

Wrecked, December 18, near the foot of Ape's Hill, Straits of Gibraltar : crew, except 124, perished.

(0)

Bombay-Castle

Tho. Sotheby

Wrecked December 21 in the river Tagus: crew saved.

54

(S)

Malabar

Thomas Parr

Foundered, October 10, in coming from the West Indies: crew saved.

50

(T)

Salisbury

Wm. Mitchell

Wrecked, May 13 on the Isle of Avache, St. Domingo: crew saved.

Gun-frig

   

38

(Z)

Undaunted

R. Winthrop

Wrecked, August 27, on the Morant Keys, West Indies crew saved. Had been Aréthuse c. 1793.

36

(C)

Leda

John Woodley

Foundered, January 11, by upsetting in a heavy squall, in lat. 38 8' long. 17 40' : crew, except seven, perished.

 

(D)

Réunion

H. W. Bayntun

Wrecked, December 7, in the Swin : crew saved.

32

(H)

Active

Ed. Lev. Gower

Wrecked, in July, in the river St. Lawrence : crew saved.

"

Amphion

Israel Pellew

Burnt by accident and blown up, September 22, in Hamoaze, Plymouth ; and most of the crew perished.

Gun p. ship

   

28

(I)

Hussar

James Colnett

Wrecked December 27, on the coast of France : crew saved.

20

(0)

Narcissus

Percy Fraser

Wrecked, Oct. 3, on Sandy key, New Providence: crew saved.

G. sh. slp.

   

18

(R)

Cormorant

Thomas Gott

Burnt by accident and blown up, Dec. 24, at Port-au-Prince, St.-Domingo : crew, except 20, perished.

16

(T)

Arab

Step. Seymour

Wrecked, June 10, on the Penmarcks near Brest : crew saved.

c. hg. sip.

   

18

(Y)

Curlew

F. Ventris Field

Foundered, December 31, in the North Sea : crew perished.

16

(a)

Scourge

William Stap

Foundered, date unknown, off the coast of Holland : crew saved.

ditto

Sirène

Daniel Guerin

Wrecked, date unknown, in the Bay of Honduras : crew perished.

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