Saturday, 25 March 2017

Danish cutter privateer Swan according to the Edinburgh Monthly Magazine and Review, vol. 1, 1810

Armament 6 guns and a crew numbering 35 men. Destroyed by boats of the British HMS Woodlark (1)lieutenant T. Crawford on 27th May 1810 off the island of Laffoc.(2)

1. Cherokee-class 16 guns brig sloop, launched by Rowe, Newcastle, England on 17 November 1808 and sold on 29 January 1818.
2. The London Gazette reported that the Woodlark was commanded by captain Watts by that Crawford commanded the boats. The Swan was lying under the batteries and field artillery.