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CHARWELL (18) The French L'AURORE she was taken 16 January 1801 by Capt. William LUKIN in THAMES,32, in the Channel.
Sold in 1813.

  • 1803 Phillip DUMARESQE.
    On 4 April 1803 she was in the Hamoaze, completely rigged and ready for sea, but needing men. She sailed on 6 June with a fleet of merchantmen under convoy for London. When she returned to Plymouth at the end of September she had to go into dock and have her copper stripped and the bottom examined after going ashore on the French coast. Capt. DUMARESQUE had to throw her guns overboard to lighten her so that she floated off on the rising tide.
  • On 13 September 1803 CHARWELL sailed with the frigate CERBERUS, the bombs TERROR and SULPHUR and the cutter CARTERET to bombard Granville. KITE and ELING joined later. When CERBERUS grounded on a sand bank her supporting ships had to drive off attacking French gunvessels.
  • 1806 Philip BROWNE was promoted into CHARWELL from VIXEN on 25 September 1806 and then removed to PLOVER before CARWELL sailed with a convoy to Buenos Ayres on 28 September under E. H. CHAMBERLAYNE.
  • 1807 Hon W. GORDON, River Plate.
    As part of the squadron under Rear-Ad. Charles STIRLING she took part in the capture of Monte Video on 3 February 1807. CHARWELL lost Oliver LAKE, seaman, killed and John MURPHY missing.
  • 1808 Ditto, Cape of Good Hope.
  • 1812 Deptford, to be sold.

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