Fox

11333
Nominal Guns12NMMWH
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down1792NMMWH
Presented27.3.1793NMMWH
ShipyardUnknownNMMWH
CategoryHired VesselNMMWH
Ship TypeCutter NMMWH
Sunk in Action25.7.1797NMMWH

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
25.6.1793 - 30.10.1793LieutenantThe Hon. Courtnay Boyle (1770-1844)ref:6161797 - 24.7.1797Lieutenant John Gibson (d.1797)TRN4

Service History


DateEventSource
14.3.1795Action off Genoa
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
12.6.1797Took the Cutter La Syrène (6) off the Dutch coast , off FleckeryN-GAZ
12.6.1797Took the Lugger Brutal (6) off the Dutch coast , off FleckeryN-GAZ
24.7.1797Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife

 

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Posted by Rich on Monday 6th of June 2016 20:03

Winfield (British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817) lists Fox tonnage as 124 BM and guns as 12x9 pdrs. (p. 387, additional mention on p. 356)


Posted by Tim Oakley on Thursday 7th of April 2016 18:36

Part of the inshore Squadron under Nelson at the bombardment of Cadiz 3rd to 8th July 1797

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