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Type: Sloop ; Armament 18
Launched : 1812 ; Disposal date or year : 12 Dec 1823
Disposal Details : Wrecked off Belmullet, W of Ireland: all lost. Com. Wm Holmes
Yarmouth 31 Oct 1812 (Capt. Wilson), sailed with the Spanish Ambassador and suite.
Yarmouth, Nov 11 1812 Arrived from Gottenburgh.
Yarmouth Nov 15 1812 Sailed to the westward.
Deal Sep 7 1813 Arrived, having been driven off the French Coast by a strong southerly wind.
Circa 1 Apr 1814, departed Halifax for Bermuda.
17 May 1814, arrived Halifax, with the Rattler, and a small convoy from Bermuda.
19 May 1814, departed Halifax, for Quebec, with a small convoy.
20 May 1814, departed Halifax for off New London.
29 Jun 1814 arrived Halifax from off New London.
11 Jul 1814 boarded the brig, Madeira, Roberts, in lat. 42° 42' ; lon. 63° 14', recently boarded and ransacked by the letter of marque Rambler, of Boston, for Canton, who removed anything of value, including personal belongings, following which, on the 7 Jul the vessel was struck by lightning which damaged several masts and a pump, now arrived Liverpool, N.S. 13 Jul.
3 Nov 1814 arrived Halifax, from a cruise, per Acadian Recorder.
Beginning of December, 1814 Newcastle, Acasta, and Arab stationed in Boston bay.
22 Dec 1814 Arab reported to the Leander, Newcastle and Acasta that the Constitution had sailed from Boston on the 17th inst. who departed in search of the US frigate.
1 Jan 1815, arrived Halifax, from a cruise.
8 Mar 1815 arrived Halifax, from a cruise.
16 Mar 1815 departed Halifax, possibly with the Tamar, and Kangaroo, and possibly escorting two transports, Hope and Union, with American 360 prisoners for Salem, who all sailed the same day ?
23 May 1815, arrived Halifax, from Jamaica.
13 Jul 1815, arrived Halifax, from the Eastward.
19 Jul 1815, the Narcissus departed Halifax, with the Arab, on a cruise.
11 Aug 1815 captured the Hannah. 3 Feb 1818 an a/c of the condemned part of the cargo will be exhibited in the Registry of the High Court of Admiralty.
19 Sep 1815, arrived Halifax, from a cruise.
9 Nov 1815, arrived Halifax, from a cruise.
12 Nov 1815, arrived Halifax, from Pictou.
21 Nov 1815 departed Halifax, for Bermuda.
18 Jan 1816, arrived Halifax, from Bermuda, with the English December mail.
3 Feb 1816, sailed Halifax, for Bermuda.
19 Jun 1816, departed Halifax, for England.
27 Nov 1821 reported to be at Cork.
Killybegs, 26 Dec 1823 debris found in the area of Broadhaven appears to confirm fears that the Arab has been lost with all hands.