HMS Stork (1796)
|Ordered:||6 November 1794|
|Laid down:||December 1795|
|Launched:||29 November 1796|
|Completed:||3 August 1797 at Deptford Dockyard|
|Out of service:||Sold 30 May 1816|
|Naval General Service Medal with clasp "Martinique"|
|Class and type:||16-gun Cormorant-class ship sloop|
|Tons burthen:||426 92⁄94 (bm)|
|Beam:||29 ft 9 in (9.1 m)|
|Depth of hold:||9 ft 0 in (2.7 m)|
|Armament:||Upper deck: 16 × 6 pdrs + 12 × ½ pdr swivels|
She was commissioned in December 1796 under Commander Richard Pearson. Under various commanding officers, she served during the rest of the French Revolutionary War and subsequently throughout the Napoleonic War, being paid off at Sheerness from service in September 1815 and sold for breaking up eight months later.
- Winfield, Rif, British Warships in the Age of Sail: 1793-1817 (Seaforth Publishing, 2007) ISBN 978-1-84415-717-4.
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