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SAN DOMINGO (74) Built in 1809, Woolwich.
Sold in 1816.

  • 1811 Capt. Charles GILL, Downs. Flagship of Vice Ad. Sir R. J. STRACHAN.
  • 1812 Capt. John PECHELL, 12/1812, North America, the flagship of his maternal uncle, Sir John WARREN. His first Lieutenant, James POLKINGHORNE, (PUCKINGHORNE in the Naval Chronicle) followed him from CLOOPATRA.
  • On 3 April 1813 Lieut. POLKINGHORNE led the boats of SAN DOMINGO, MARLBOROUGH, MAIDSTONE, STATIRA, FANTOME and MOHAWK attacked four armed schooners drawn up in line ahead in the mouth of the Rappahannock River. The ARAB (7) was driven ashore and boarded by the boats of MARLBOROUGH; LYNX (6) and RACER (6) were taken by San DOMINGO's pinnace and the DOLPHIN (12) was boarded from STATIRA's cutter and the MAIDSTONE's launch after RACER's guns were turned on her.
  • SAN DOMINGO lost marine Robert TWIGG, killed. Lieut. POLKINGHORNE was slightly wounded and Lieut. Flint, RM was severely wounded. Lieut. BRAND had to have his arm amputated. Two marines and three seamen were also wounded. In all two were killed and eleven wounded. RACER and LYNX were taken were taken into the British service as 14-gun schooners under the names SHELBURNE and MUSQUEDOBIT.
  • On 24 June Sir John WARREN directed an attack on Crany Island in the approaches to Norfolk, Virginia, and on the 28th. Capt. PECHELL commanded the boats and tenders covering the landing of Sir Sydney Beckwith's troops which destroyed the American camp at Hampton.
  • The SAN DOMINGO returned to England in June 1814.

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