French frigate Sibylle (1792)

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Sibylle was a 38-gun of the French Navy.wikipedia
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Raid on Manila (1798)

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In 1798, now named Sybille, the ship served off the Philippines, participating in the bloodless Raid on Manila.
To ensure the safety of the merchant ships gathering at Macau in the winter of 1797–98, the British commander in the East Indies, Rear-Admiral Peter Rainier, sent a convoy to China escorted by the frigates HMS Sybille and HMS Fox and commanded by Captain Edward Cooke.

Action of 28 February 1799

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The ships met on 28 February in the Balasore Roads in the Bay of Bengal at the Action of 28 February 1799.
The Action of 28 February 1799 was a minor naval engagement of the French Revolutionary Wars, fought off the mouth of the Hooghly River in the Bay of Bengal between the French frigate Forte and the Royal Navy frigate HMS Sybille. Forte was an exceptionally large and powerful ship engaged on a commerce raiding operation against British merchant shipping off the port of Calcutta in British India.

Thousand Islands (Indonesia)

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The British ships had entered Batavia Roads and captured five Dutch armed vessels in all and destroyed 22 other vessels.
Daedalus, HMS Sybille, and entered the area, which they referred to as Batavia Roads.

Battle of Mahé

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On 19–20 August 1801, in the Roads of Mahé, Seychelles, Sybille captured the French frigate, under the command of Capitaine de Vaisseau Guieyesse.
The British commander in the region, Rear-Admiral Peter Rainier, had assumed the French would send a force against the Red Sea squadron and ordered the 38-gun frigate HMS Sibylle under Captain Charles Adam to investigate.

Robert Surcouf

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In December, she gave chase to the privateer Clarisse, under Robert Surcouf.
En route, he met the fellow French privateer Malartic, under Jean Dutertre; soon after, the privateers met a British frigate, 38-gun frigate HMS Sybille, which gave chase and which Surcouf managed to outsail by throwing eight guns overboard, along with various other implements.

William Paget (MP)

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On 17 June, as Sybille was anchored in Miconi along with three merchantmen bound for Cadiz, a British convoy escorted by, under Captain Paget, and three frigates appeared.
From Midshipman rank in 1783, Paget served in the Navy and achieved the rank of Captain in 1793 On 17 July 1794, while commanding the 50-gun Fourth Rate HMS Romney, he captured the French frigate Sibylle, known as 'one of the largest the French had', at the Battle of Mykonos.

Mahé, Seychelles

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On 19–20 August 1801, in the Roads of Mahé, Seychelles, Sybille captured the French frigate, under the command of Capitaine de Vaisseau Guieyesse.
In August 1801 a Royal Navy frigate HMS Sibylle captured the French frigate Chiffonne on the island.

Hubert Le Loup de Beaulieu

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In February 1799, while under the command of Captain Edward Cooke, Sybille patrolled the Indian Ocean in a hunt for the French frigate, under Captain Beaulieu-Leloup.
In the evening of 27 February 1799, she captured the East Indiamen Endeavour and Lord Mornington; unbeknownst to Beaulieu-Leloup, the flashes of the battle were spotted by the 38-gun HMS Sybille, under Captain Edward Cooke, which closed in to investigate.

Battle of Copenhagen (1807)

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Sybille, under the command of Capt. Clotworthy Upton, participated in Battle of Copenhagen in 1807, where she bombarded the city.
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Robert Winthrop (1764–1832)

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On 3 May 1807, under Captain Robert Winthrop, Sybille captured the French 4-gun privateer Oiseau in the English Channel.
Around 1805 Winthrop was given command of the frigate HMS Sybille with which he captured the French privateer Oiseau in the English Channel on 3 May 1807.

Samuel Pechell

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Captain Sir John Pechell took command of Sybille on 1 July 1823 and fitted her out for service in the Mediterranean.
In 1823 he returned to active service aboard the frigate HMS Sibylle and operated off Algiers and the Peloponnese, following the surge in piracy caused by the Greek War of Independence.

Francis Augustus Collier

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There she was under the command of Commodore Francis Augustus Collier.
He raised his pennant in Sybille; during the time she was engaged in anti-slavery duties off West Africa, Sybille captured numerous slavers and freed some 3,500 slaves.

Toulon

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She was launched in 1791 at the dockyards in Toulon and placed in service in 1792.

Fourth-rate

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After the 50-gun fourth rate captured her in 1794, the British took her into service as HMS Sybille. She served in the Royal Navy until disposed of in 1833.

Royal Navy (disambiguation)

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After the 50-gun fourth rate captured her in 1794, the British took her into service as HMS Sybille. She served in the Royal Navy until disposed of in 1833.

Smyrna

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From 23 April 1790 to October–December 1792, Sibylle escorted a convoy and transferred funds from Toulon to Smyrna, first under Capitaine de vaisseau (CV) Grasse-Briançon and then CV de Venel.

Ranks in the French Navy

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From 23 April 1790 to October–December 1792, Sibylle escorted a convoy and transferred funds from Toulon to Smyrna, first under Capitaine de vaisseau (CV) Grasse-Briançon and then CV de Venel.

Marseille

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From March 1793 to January 1794, under CV Rondeau, she escorted convoys between Toulon and Marseilles and then she moved to the Levant station.

Aegean Sea

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She cruised the Aegean Sea, and in June 1794 she was escorting a convoy from Candia to Mykonos.

Heraklion

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She cruised the Aegean Sea, and in June 1794 she was escorting a convoy from Candia to Mykonos.

Mykonos

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She cruised the Aegean Sea, and in June 1794 she was escorting a convoy from Candia to Mykonos.

Philippines

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In 1798, now named Sybille, the ship served off the Philippines, participating in the bloodless Raid on Manila.

Privateer

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In December, she gave chase to the privateer Clarisse, under Robert Surcouf.