Several ships of the Royal Navy have carried the name HMS ``Orestes``: ...
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HMS ``Orestes was an 18-gun Dutch-built brig-sloop of the Royal Navy. She was originally built as the privateer Mars``, and was captured by the British in 1781. She went on to serve during the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War and the French Revolutionary Wars. The privateer was one of two captured in the North Sea in November 1781, both of whi
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HMS ``Orestes was a 16-gun brig-sloop of the Seagull`` class of the British Royal Navy, launched in October 1805. She served during the Napoleonic Wars, primarily in the North Sea and the Channel, where she captured two privateers. The Navy sold her in 1817. ==Career== Commander George Poulet commissioned Orestes in January 1806. In
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