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Type: 5th rate ; Armament 38 - later reduced to 22
Taken : 1808 ; Disposal date or year : 1838
BM : 1090 tons
10-11 Nov 1808 Amethyst captured the French 40-gun frigate Thétis, which was subsequently purchased into the Service as the Brune.
Lisbon 11 Jul 1811 Remains.
Plymouth 2 Sep 1811 Arrived with a convoy from the Tagus.
Deal 12 Sep 1811 Sailed with prisoners for Leith.
Deal 29 Sep 1811 Arrived from Leith roads.
Portsmouth 1 Oct 1811 Arrived from the Downs.
Portsmouth 17 Nov 1811 Sailed for the Tagus.
Plymouth 21 May 1812 Sailed for Lisbon with Lord Wellington's AdeC.
Deal 9 Dec 1813 Awaiting the arrival of troops for Holland.
Deal 12 Dec 1813 The troops were all safely embarked yesterday on board by the Deal boatmen.
Deal 13 Dec 1813 Sailed the expedition for Hobart, [Holland].
Portsmouth 5 Apr 1814 Will sail tomorrow morning for North America.
Portsmouth 6 Apr 1814 Went down to St. Helen's preparatory to sailing in the morning with troops for North America.
Aug 1814 a portion of the prize money resulting from the various actions in the Chesapeake became due for payment on 1 May 1835 : namely a dividend from the estate of the bankrupt agent Henry Abbott : no doubt one of the many fraudsters who ripped off matelots in those days : both officers and ratings being fair game.
28 Apr 1815, arrived Halifax from Bermuda with 300 blacks.
10 May 1815, departed Halifax, with the Spencer, and several transports with the 29th and 98th regts. for England.