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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityBatavian Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Zealand
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland BWAS-1793
Ship TypeCorvetteBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
British sloop 'Scipio' (1807) (18) 1807-1814
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1808 Renamed "Samarang"


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Burthen408Tons BM 

Service History

1.9.1807Taken by
Psyche (36) 1805-1812
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Java


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Posted by T. Oakley on Monday 21st of June 2021 09:36

1/9/1807 it would appear that Captain-Lieutenant Jan Hendrick Carrega had remained in command from the following.
One that she captured was the Scipio18 corvette Captain-Lieutenant Jan Hendrick Carrega had been mortally wounded.

Posted by Tim Oakley on Sunday 20th of June 2021 19:51

May 1803 Dutch Scipio18 corvette at Dutch Ferrol
16 June 1803 Dutch Scipio18 corvette sailed for Holland
1803 Dutch Scipio18 corvette transferred to the East Indies
29 Nov 1803 Dutch Scipio18 corvette reached the Cape of Good Hope.

Posted by Tim Oakley on Sunday 20th of June 2021 19:44

May 1802 Dutch Scipio Captain-Lieutenant Jan Hendrick Carrega. After the Treaty of Amiens was in the squadron under Admiral Jan Willem de Winter that sailed to the Mediterranean to negotiate a peace treaty with the Tripolitan government and Tripoli pirates. The squadron visited Tunis, Algiers, and Tripoli.

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