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|Keel Laid Down||7.1796||BWAS-1793|
|How acquired||Built by Contract||BWAS-1793|
|Shipyard||Mistley - Essex||BWAS-1793|
|Ship Class||Amphion Class||BWAS-1793|
|Designed by||William Rule (d.1816)||BWAS-1793|
|Sailing Rig||Ship Rigged||BWAS-1793|
|Sunk as Breakwater||11.1820||BWAS-1793|
The prizes taken on the 27 August 1809 were the Venetian gunboats Surveillante and Vedette, mounting one long 26-pounder in the bow, one long 12-pounder in the stern and four swivels. as well as gunboats numbered 64, 76, 77 and 78 all mounting a single 12-pounder. In addition two Trabaccolos were taken and five burnt. First Lieutenant Charles George Phillot was promoted to commander dated from the day of the action, Lieutenant George Matttew Jones being promoted to first lieutenant.
At the Battle of Lissa the Amphion had 15 killed, including midshipmen Spearman and Hayes and the boatswain, Richard Unthank and 47 wounded, including captain William Hoste and the first lieutenant David Dunn
An Epitaph to William Brydges Champion was rasied in the Scheld, the text reads
Here lies the body of William Brydges Champion
first lieutenant of His Britannic Majesty’s frigate Amphion
(commanded by captain James Pattison Stewart)
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