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Type: 3rd rate ,Armament 64
Launched : 1777
Disposal date or year : 1807
Early Aug 1795 a part of a squadron, the America, Captain John Blankett, arrived in Simon's bay, Cape of Good Hope, with troops, with a view to taking the province, which was subsequently achieved in the September, following the arrival of reinforcements. During this period the Dutch ship Willemstadt en Boetzlaar was taken, re-named Princess, and fitted out as a 20-gun ship, along with the armed brig Star, the latter being re-named the Hope.
17 Aug 1796 Simon's bay, Cape of Good Hope. Was present at the capitulation of the Dutch squadron, greatly out-gunned by a much larger British squadron.
Aug 1798 captured the French privateer Hussar in the North Sea.
17 Dec 1798 court-martial of Captain Thompson, officers and men following the capture of the Leander.
13 Aug-Oct 1799 employed on expedition to Holland.
Circa Feb 1800 Captain Bingham is appointed to the command of the America, 64, on board of which Sir William Parker will hoist his flag tor the Halifax station, to succeed Admiral Vandeput.
Circa 24 Mar to 26 Apr 1800 Vice Admiral Sir William Parker, Bart, has hoisted his flag (white) at Blackstakes.
22 Jun 1800, Portsmouth, the America, with several transports, having the Loyal Surrey Rangers on board, are at St. Helens, waiting for a fair wind.
25 Jun 1800, Portsmouth, sailed the America, 64, with a convoy for Halifax, amongst which are the Laughton, Rutland, Diamond, and Laurel transports.
17 Nov-30 Dec 1802 prize money resulting from the expedition to Holland due for payment.