HMS Despatch (1804)  (4th)
Brig-sloop 18-gun

This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Despatch was a Cruizer Class, 18-gun, brig-sloop.

Built by Symons of Falmouth, laid down Apr-1803, launched 26-May-1804.

With HMS Canopus took the French ship La President (40-gun) 27-Sep-1806 in the Bay of Biscay. Took the privateer La Dorade (4-gun) in Jamaican waters 02-Oct-1811.

Paid off Sep-1811 and broken up at Plymouth.


Other HMS Despatch
- 1st  HMS Despatch
- 2nd HMS Despatch
- 3rd HMS Despatch
- 4th HMS Despatch
- 5th HMS Despatch
- 6th HMS Despatch
- 7th HMS Despatch

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This page last edited - 10 July, 2012.

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