:::: Napoleonic Ships & American War of Independence - GREAT BRITAIN
Code - NPB22
Description - H.M.S. EPERVIER x 2 16 GUN BRIG
Class of 100+ Brigs known as the Cruiser or Bacchus
class, laid down between 1797 and 1814. Sisters include
Scorpion, Dispatch, Musquito, Scout, Minorca, Amaranthe, Espoir,
Surinam, Wolverine, Calypso, Moselle, Swallow, Weazle, Ferret,
Peacock, Rover, Avon, Leveret, Mutine, Emolus & Pandora.
Armament 16 x 32 pdr carronades
2 x 6 or 9 pdr
Epervier herself was captured by the U.S.N in 1814, and subsequently lost off Gibralter in 1815.
Armament in U.S.N. 18 x 32 pdr carrronades.