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Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 74
Launched : 1778 ; Disposal date or year : 1814
BM: 1638 tons
27 Oct 1793, joined the Channel Fleet and sailed in search of the French fleet and squadrons. 18 Nov brief skirmish with a French squadron : by mid-December the fleet had returned to Spithead.
2 May - 1 Jun 1794 Departure of the Channel Fleet from St. Helen's, and the lead up to actions and manoeuvres with the French fleet. 29 May - 1 Jun., what was to be known as the Battle of the Glorious 1st June commences, resulting in the capture of six sail of the line and one sunk. Review of the part performed by each British ship engaged. 13 Jun, the fleet arrived back in home ports.
14 Feb 1795 the Channel fleet sailed from Torbay for a brief cruise and to see various convoys safe out of the Channel.
27 Apr 1796 Sainte-Lucie. A squadron, including the Alfred, Captain John Totty, arrived with troops, to reduce the Island, which was achieved by 26 May.
12 Jul 1796 captured the French frigate Renommée off St.-Domingo.
Apr 1797 abortive attack on Porto-Rico.
16 Dec 1797 captured the French privateer Decides off Martinique.
20 Jan 1798 captured the French privateer Racontre off Dominica.
May 1805 Plymouth to repair in Ordinary
26 Jul 1807 sailed as a part of a fleet of 38 vessels for Copenhagen and was present from 15 Aug - 20 Oct 1807 for the siege and bombardment of Copenhagen and capture of Danish Fleet by Adm. Gambier.
Dec 1807 had sailed from England to join a squadron under R.-Adm. Sir W. S. Smith, blockading the Tagus.
9 Feb 1810 a part of a British squadron at Basse-terre which discovered the French frigate Néréide off the port and proceeded in chase.
4 Jul 1811 Reported to have sailed from Cadiz on a cruise.
Cadiz Circa Dec 21 1811 Remains.
Cadiz Circa 30 Jan 1812 Remains.
Portsmouth Sep 16 1812 Sailed with transports, for Corunna.
Cork Oct 14 1812 20th Regiment embarked on board this ship and accompanying vessels.
Portsmouth Dec 2 1812 Arrived from Lisbon, with troopships and transports with prisoners and wounded officers onboard.