Origin and History
The sloop was built by Henry Bird at Rotherhithe and launched on December 14 1745.
During the Seven Years' War, the ship was under the command of:
The sloop was sold on June 20 1769.
Service during the War
At the end of May 1758, the sloop was part of commodore Howe's squadron who, from June 1 to July 1, escorted the amphibious expedition against the French coasts. On June 5, before the British landing in the bay of Cancale, the sloop was fired at from 2 batteries while standing in shore. From July 31 to September 19, she probably took part to the second expedition against the French Coasts.
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N.B.: the section Service during the War is mostly derived from our articles depicting the various campaigns, battles and sieges.