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HMS Curlew (1795)

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Name  HMS Curlew
Laid down  May 1795
Construction started  May 1795
Ordered  4 & 18 March 1795
Fate  Lost 1796
Launched  16 July 1795
Builder  John Randall & Co., Rotherhithe
Commissioned  22 July - 29 August 1795

HMS Curlew was an 18-gun brig-sloop of the Royal Navy, commissioned in June 1795 under Commander Francis Ventris Field for Admiral Duncan's fleet.

On 31 October 1796 she disappeared during a storm in the North Sea, and was presumed to have foundered with all hands.<ref>Grocott (1997), p.39.</ref.

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HMS Curlew (1795) Wikipedia


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