The recent book by S. Comfort looking at naval related engraved coins lists an engraved bronze coin engraved by the same hand for the same ship.He states that "HMS Shark was a shipped rigged sloop of the Swan Class launched at Hull in 1779. She was hulked in 1807 and later became a receiving ship at Jamaica. She was wrecked in 1818. She was 96' in length overall and of 300 tonsburthen. Her crew numbered 120 men."
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