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Type: ; Armament 10
Completed : 1808 ; Disposal date or year : 1819
BM : 238 tons ;
29 May 1810 the ships' boats of the Britomart, Quebec, Desiree, and Bold, commanded by Lieut. S. Radford, destroyed 2 French privateers, names unknown, in the Vlie.
Yarmouth 20 Jan 1811 departed for the Nore.
Yarmouth 23 Jun 1811 arrived from a cruise up the Baltic with Danish prizes.
Yarmouth 13 Oct 1811 arrived from a cruise and remains.
Yarmouth 16 Oct 1811 In the Roads.
Yarmouth 21 Oct 1811 departed on a cruise.
Deal 26 Dec 1811 arrived from the Scheldt.
Deal 2 Jan 1812 arrived from the Nore, and departed.
Jun-Jul 1812 in company with the Thrasher detained 3 merchant vessels : Le Nevev ? ; Vrew Anna ; and Yonge Amie : but prize money resulting from this couldn't be paid until 1 May 1835, when a dividend from the estate of the bankrupt agent Henry Abbott became available : no doubt one of the many fraudsters who ripped off matelots in those days : both officers and ratings being fair game. Names of ships are best guess due to poor print.
16 Jul 1812 Osprey, Britomart and Leveret, north-west of the island of Heligoland, sent the ships' boats in chase of the French lugger privateer Eole, which was captured following a stiff resistance.
Yarmouth 8 Aug 1813 departed on a cruise.
Yarmouth 21 Nov 1813 departed for the Texel.
Cork 9 Jun 1814 arrived from Liverpool, where she went to convoy vessels bound to the West Indies, but none were ready.
Cove 7 Jun 1815 arrived with a convoy of transports from Portsmouth.
28 Jul 1816 departed as a part of a fleet of 19 vessels from Plymouth Sound, for Gibraltar and the bay of Algiers.
9 Aug 1816 the fleet arrived at Gibraltar, where it joined the Dutch squadron, which had arrived the previous evening, and which, it was agreed, would join the expedition. Whilst at Gibraltar the fleet was victualled and preparations made for the forthcoming battle, with gunnery practice &c. taking place.
27 Aug 1816 circa 1400 hours, no reply having been received to Lord Exmouth's demands, the ships of the fleet took up their stations and the Battle of Algiers commenced, ceasing about 2200 hours. Account of casualties. Account of powder and shot expended. Conferences &c. held with the Dey following the battle regards the demands of the allies and settlements made : honours and awards. See also p. 226 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow.
3 Sep the fleet departed from Algiers for Gibraltar and England.
Medals granted to surviving officers, seamen and marines (and soldiers who served as marines) per order of 7th June, 1848
Circa 1 Jan 1817, at Portsmouth. The peace establishment/complement reduced to 65.