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ROSAMOND Built in 1807, South Shields.
Sold in 1817.

  • 1808 Benj.
    WALKER, North Sea While on passage from Heligoland to Yarmouth with two ships, one American the other from Hamburg, that he had detained, he fell in with and captured the Dutch brig privateer AMSELLAN (12) commanded by Hendrick Jooston early in the morning of 26 June 1808.
  • On 9 and 11 August 1808 detachments from ROSAMOND, REDBREAST and ALEXANDRIA manned two gunboats in the rivers Jade and Weser and captured the Danish privateer MOSIN, one 4-pounder, and a Dutch gunboat No 206, armed with one long 18-pounder and two 4-pounders, commanded by Lieut. Henry Meyer.
  • Later in the year ROSAMOND was stationed in the Leeward Is.
    and on Sunday the 17 December 1809 while running down the north side of Grand-Terre, Guadeloupe, he received information from the boat of a small privateer from Antigua, commanded by a Mr Morris, that a French national brig was between Guadeloupe and Montserrat.
    He made all sail to the area and was lucky to get a sight of her.
    Then followed a chase of 38 hours before the Frenchman surrendered close under the island of St. Croix.
  • She was the brig PAPILLON, commanded by Capitaine de Fregate De La Genetiere and mounting fourteen 24-pounder carronades and and two long 6-pounders.
    On board were 110 men including 30 troops. She had left Bordeaux 33 days before to take 300 barrels of flour to Guadeloupe, eighty of them were thrown overboard to lighten the brig during the chase.
    Capt. WALKER commended his 1st. lieutenant, Mr Henry LONEY for his part in the action.
    PAPILLON was taken into the Royal Navy under the same name.
  • 1811 R. L COULSON, Leeward Is.
  • 1812 D. CAMPBELL, Quebec.
  • 1814 Ditto, Spithead.
  • 1815 Ed.
    STOPFORD, Sheerness

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