Type: Ship-sloop ; Armament 18
Launched : 1804 ; Disposal date or year : 1816
B.M.: 370 tons
Jan 1805 captured the French privateer Deux Amis.
11 May 1805 captured the Spanish privateer Damas, 4 guns, 57 men, off Cape St. Juan.
27 Jun 1805 chased by French frigates, but by a rouse de guerre made the French think that a British fleet lurked ahead, and burnt the 15 valuable merchant vessels captured on 8 Jun.
16 Dec 1805 captured the French privateer Elizabeth on the Leeward Island station.
1 Feb 1806 Kingfisher joined with intelligence that a French squadron had been seen steering for Santo-Domingo. 3rd was joined by the Epervier off Saint-Thomas. 5th Magicienne joined confirming the intelligence. 6 Feb a French Squadron was sighted leaving Santo-Domingo. the action of Santo-Domingo Roads commenced ; 2 French ships (Impérial and Diomède) run ashore and 3 (Alexandre, Jupiter, Brave) taken ; the wash-up ; the casualties ; more wash-up.
12 May 1806 Pallas, with Indefatigable and Kingfisher reconnoitre the French squadron in the road of the Isle of Aix.
14 May 1806 whilst the Kingfisher remained in the offing Pallas reconnoitred the road of the Isle of Aix, where she was in a fairly severe action with French 40-gun frigate Minerve, and suffering some considerable damage, bore up towards the offing with what little sail she could set, until, meeting the Kingfisher, who took her in tow.
27 Jun 1808 captured the French privateer Hercule in the Mediterranean.
12 Mar 1809 some distance from the action with the French frigates Danaé and Flore, off the island of Anti-Paxo, in the Adriatic.
2 Feb 1813 the ship's boats captured a trabaccolo and ran 9 on shore on the island of Corfu, 5 being destroyed.
Portsmouth 4 Sep 1813 Arrived from Malta.
Portsmouth 4 Oct 1813 Released this morning from quarantine.
Navy Office 19 Jul 1816 Lying at Portsmouth ; offered for sale for 31 Jul 1816.
28 Aug 1816 lying at Portsmouth ; offered for sale.
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