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Type: Sloop ; Armament 10
Completed : 1820 ; Disposal date or year : 1843
BM: 237 tons
Complement : 37 officers and men ; 10 boys ; 8 marines
6 Jan 1827 Employed in the West Indies.
31 Jan 1828 in the Plymouth Sound.
19 Apr 1828 refitting at Port Royal.
17 Aug 1828 arrived Portsmouth from Lisbon.
13 Sep 1828 departed Plymouth, with the Meteor and Orestes in company, en route for Tangier, to demand the return of two British merchantmen captured by Barbary pirates. See the Meteor for more info.
29 Apr 1829 Was reported have gone to Lisbon when the Neva transport, arrived today from Valletta, passed through the Straights of Gibraltar.
18 Jul 1829 departed Plymouth on special service.
4 Aug 1829 departed San Michel for Plymouth.
17 Aug 1829 arrived Plymouth from the Western Isles.
3 Jan 1830 departed Plymouth last night to cruise in the Chops for the relief of the homeward bound vessels detained by easterly winds at the entrance of the Channel, and in need of supplies.
25 Jan 1830 arrived Plymouth from the westward, where they have been cruising for the relief of the homeward-bound trade, detained in the Chops due to adverse winds.
27 Jan 1830 departed Plymouth for the westward.
10 Feb 1830 at the Island, off Plymouth.
8 Mar 1830 arrived Falmouth yesterday from Plymouth, and returned to Plymouth this morning.
27 Mar 1830 departed Falmouth on a cruise.
2 May 1830 departed Plymouth.
26 May 1832 arrived at Madeira.
31 Aug 1830 arrived Plymouth from Lisbon.
17 Jan 1831 was paid off into Ordinary, Lord Edward Russell, in command.
Per a report made to Parliament in 1842, at some time during 1833 the Gun brig Britomart, 10 guns, Complement: 56, was involved in combatting the Slave Trade.
16 Mar 1833 at Portsmouth preparing for service on the West Coast of Africa in lieu of the Forester.
19 Mar 1833 commissioned by Forester's crew at Plymouth.
1 Jun 1833 departed Madeira for the coast of Africa.
17 Sep 1833 arrived Cape of Good Hope from England.
22 Sep 1833 departed Cape of Good Hope on a cruise.
12 Oct 1833 arrived Ascension from the Cape, en route to Sierra Leone.
21 Nov 1833 refitting at Sierra Leone.
Per a report made to Parliament in 1842, at some time during 1834 was involved in combatting the Slave Trade.
1 Jan 1834 On the Cape of Good Hope and Coast of Africa Station.
6 Jun 1834 at Gambia preparing to sail to Sierra Leone.
12 Oct 1834 in the Gambia cruising for slave vessels.
Per a report made to Parliament in 1842, at some time during 1835 was involved in combatting the Slave Trade.
28 Feb 1835 is reported to be off Old Calabar, on the West Coast of Africa.
7 Apr 1835 involved in a successful campaign at Cape Coast Castle under Mr. MacLean, the governor, against the self-styled King of the Appolonans.
16 Aug 1835 refitting at Ascension.
18 Oct 1835 detained in lat. 4° 10' N., long. 7° 39' E., the slave schooner Conde de los Andes, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court of Justice, Sierra Leone and sentenced to be condemned.
19 Oct 1835 arrived Fernando Po with a slave schooner with 250 slaves on board, following a chase of 3 days.
16 Nov 1835 detained in lat. 6° 23' 0" N. long. 3° 14' 30" E., the slave schooner Thereza, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Portuguese Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone, and sentenced to be condemned.
Per a report made to Parliament in 1842, at some time during 1836 was involved in combatting the Slave Trade and experienced 2 Deaths.
6 Feb 1836 detained whilsr at anchor in Whydah Roads in lat. 6° 17' 0" N. long. 2° 50' 0" E., the Spanish slave schooner Mosca, Juan Esifa, master, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court of Justice, Sierra Leone, and on 07 Sep 1836 sentenced to be condemned.
6 Mar 1836 detained in lat. 4° 10' N. long. 6° 15' E., by the ship's boats whilst at anchor in the River Nun, the Spanish slave schooner Dos Hermanos, alias Numero Dos, Jozé March, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court of Justice, Sierra Leone, and on 3 Oct 1836 sentenced to be condemned.
6 Mar 1836 detained in lat. 4° 10' 0" N. long. 6° 15' 0" E., in the River Nun, the slave General Mina, Juan Jose Rodriguez, master, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court of Justice, Sierra Leone, and on 3 Oct 1836 sentenced to be condemned.
Portsmouth, 14 May 1836 arrived from Sierra Leone. She left Prince's Island on the 13 Feb, having been relieved by the Pylades, Ascension (8 Mar), and Sierra Leone 28 Mar. When she left Sierra Leone 19 Spanish vessels were lying waiting adjudication, that had been detained by the squadron under the new treaty, no act of Parliament having then arrived for carrying it into effect.
9 Jan 1837 the proceeds of the captured slave-vessels Thereza and Conde de los Andes, are due to be paid.
19 Sep 1838 off Redhead, near Sydney. 25 Jul 1840 Portsmouth, reports of the loss of the Britomart in Davis's Straits refer to the Britomart, merchant vessel, commanded by Captain Gluas. 30 Jul 1840 at the Bay of Islands (New Zealand). 13 Oct 1840, arrived at New Zealand. 5 Feb 1841 left Hobart Town for New Zealand. 1 Apr 1841 at Sydney. 24 Nov 1841 departed Singapore for Rangoon.