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Aurora, 1814
Type: 5th rate ; Armament 38 (Jul 1830 shown as a 46)
Taken : Feb 1814 ; Disposal date or year : 1851
BM: 1083 tons
Notes:

26 Feb 1814 captured as Clorinde (French)

1 Jan 1820 repairing with a circular stern.

27 Nov 1821 On the Brazils Station.

3 Oct 1822 South American station.

29 Aug 1826 the Aurora, in company with the Harlequin and Tweed, detained in lat. 19 46' N., long. 75 56' W., off St. Jago (Santiago) de Cuba when bound from the Old Calabar, on the West Coast of Africa, to Santiago, the Spanish slave brigantine Nuevo Campeador, alias Argus, Juan Botel, Master, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court of Justice, Havannah, and sentenced to be condemned.

8 Jan 1827 In the West Indies.

23 Jun 1828 Reported to be on the Barbadoes station.

17 Jul 1828 Reported to be on passage from Barbadoes to Port Royal, Jamaica.

29 Aug 1826 the Aurora, in company with the Harlequin and Tweed, detained in lat. 19 46' N., long. 75 56' W., off St. Jago (Santiago) de Cuba when bound from the Old Calabar, on the West Coast of Africa, to Santiago, the Spanish slave brigantine Nuevo Campeador, alias Argus, Juan Botel, Master, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court of Justice, Havannah, and sentenced to be condemned.

15 Oct 1828 departed from Bermuda.

22 Nov 1828 (Captain C. J. Austen), has arrived Portsmouth from Vera Cruz (14 Aug) and Tampico, with specie.

1830 Plymouth.

11 Feb 1832 it has been announced that the Aurora is to be fitted out as a coal store, from whence steam packets are to be supplied with coals.

May 1832 has been fitted out as a coal depot at Plymouth and moved down to Falmouth.

13 Oct 1841 the coal depot Aurora is reported to have arrived Gibraltar, from Plymouth.

24 Apr 1851 Devonport. Late coal depot at Falmouth is being broken up at this Dockyard.