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ALBION (6) Hired cutter No details.
  • 1803 Lieut. Mayson WRIGHT, Portsmouth. She was employed in raising men but, on the afternoon of 24 June 1803, she gave chase to a cutter in the Channel and brought her to close action at 5 o'clock.
    Just over an hour later the enemy struck her flag and proved to be the French privateer MARENGO of four carriage guns and commanded by John Sieur Granger. A new vessel, two days out of Cherbourg, she had made no captures. She had "Fly of Cowes" painted across her stern.
    ALBION had no casualties but received a few shot in the hull and had one gun dismounted. MARENGO had three men wounded.
    The prize was taken into Portsmouth.
  • 1808 Alex. WATSON, Master, Jersey.
  • 1811 Ditto, Downs.

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