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ALLIGATOR (28) Built in 1787, Sandgate.
Sold in 1814.

  • 1791 Capt. T. AFFLECK.
    While on passage to Halifax in June 1793 took the EUTRICE, from Martinique to Marseilles, and the AIMABLE FAMILLE, 350 tons, from Guadeloupe to Le Havre. They were valued at 35, 000 pounds.
  • 1794 Capt. T. SURRIDGE, 11/1794.
  • 1795 Capt. T. AFFLECK, 01/1795.
  • 1799 Out of commission at Portsmouth.
  • 1801 Capt. G. BOWEN. Armed en flute in the Mediterranean.
    ALLIGATOR took part in the landings at Aboukir Bay on 8 March 1801 losing one seaman killed and three wounded.
  • She sailed from Malta on 21 March 1802, with part of the Royal Irish Regiment of Fencibles, in company with another transport with which she parted during a gale. She spent eight days at Gibraltar to wood and water then sailed with DRAGON and PREVOYANTE and arrived in Plymouth on 18 May.
    On the 8th. they fell in with two French line-of-battle ships off Cape St. Vincent, standing to the southward. On sighting the British ships they hauled their wind to the westward.
  • On 25 April 1804 after a passage of 20 days from Barbados, CENTAUR, PANDOUR, SERAPIS, ALLIGATOR, HIPPOMENES, DRAKE and UNIQUE with transports arrived off the Surinam River to join EMERALD which was lying off the bar. After troops, seamen and marines were landed the Dutch surrendered the colony.
  • ALLIGATOR captured the Spanish brig SANTO CHRISTE taking brandy from Spain to Havana on 24 June 1805 and later recaptured the English ship SIR C. HAMILTON bound for Surinam from the coast of Guinea with 327 slaves and 3 tons of ivory.
  • 1806 Capt. Robert HENDERSON, West Indies as a trooper.
  • 1807 Out of commission at Plymouth.

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