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Type: 5th rate ; Armament 38
Launched : 11 Dec 1810 ; Disposal date or year : 1854
BM: 1084 tons
Wingo Sound 30 Oct 1811 Sailed with a convoy for the Baltic.
Plymouth 11 Jan 1813 remains.
17 Apr 1813 departed Cork, with a convoy for Halifax.
21 May 1813, the Crescent, and Conflict, arrived Halifax with a part of a convoy made up as follows: Forth, Aid, Sarah, Spanish Patriot, William, Diana, Dorset, John Peat, Augusta, and Europe.
23 May 1813, the Boxer, arrived Halifax, from Cork, with a part of a convoy, some of which arrived 21st inst.: Cerberus, Alexander, Duck and Port.
16 Sep 1813 captured US privateer schooner Elbridge Gerry, 14 guns, 66 men, arrived Halifax 25 Sep.
20 Dec 1813 Reported to be wintering at Newfoundland.
Cove 21 Oct 1814 Has the convoy signal flying for the West Indies.
Cork 29 Oct 1814 Sailed on a cruise.
Cork 2 Nov 1814 Sailed with her convoy.
Demerara 18 Dec 1814 Arrived from Cork.
Portsmouth 13 Aug 1815 Passed by with a convoy from the Leeward Islands.
15 Aug 1815 Is reported to have arrived on Sunday in the Downs with the Leeward Islands convoy, having sailed from St. Thomas's on 28 Jun, with 87 sail in company, 49 of which are in the Downs, the rest have parted company earlier for Bristol and Ireland etc.
Deal 16 Aug 1815 Sailed to Portsmouth.
Portsmouth 29 Aug 1815 Has been paid off and is to be put into ordinary.
21 Dec 1839 has been fitting at Chatham to serve as a receiving ship at Rio de Janeiro for redeemed slaves, is now ready. Lieutenants N. S. Nott and N. H. Pipon take a passage in her to that station. 4 Jan 1840 Portsmouth The Crescent frigate, fitted as a slave depot-ship at Rio Janeiro, is expected here shortly to embark several officers waiting a passage. 25 Jan 1840 Portsmouth at Spithead. 6 Apr 1840 The Crescent, slave depot, arrived at Rio Janeiro. 6 Jun 1841, at Rio Janeiro. 6 Sep 1843 the Frolic's boats detained a slave schooner, thought to be the Vencedora, near St. Anne's Island, off Campos, to the North of Cape Frio, one of the crew being killed. The Vencedora was unfit for the voyage to the Cape, so the 338 negroes found on board were landed and taken on board the Crescent at Rio.
11 Nov 1843 the Dolphin detained an unnamed vessel off Corma Sound, 120 miles from Rio, with 569 negroes on board, who were taken to Rio de Janeiro and embarked on board the Crescent.
25 Apr 1845/46 paid to PMG £598 16s. 7d. on account of iron tanks supplied, as a payment out of the Grant for Captured Negroes and Liberated Africans.
19 Aug 1845, anchored in Rio harbour with the Grecian, Seagull, Penguin, and Spy ; survey vessels Herald and Pandora ; US vessels Raritan, and Bainbridge ; and Brazilian frigate Isabella, when the survey vessels Herald and Pandora arrived.
3 Jul 1845/46 paid to H.C.J. Hamilton £130 13s. 10d. on account of articles supplied for the use of the Africans on board between 1 Apr and 31 Dec 1844.
20 Dec 1848 Receiving ship at Rio de Janeiro.
28 Mar 1851 flag and receiving ship at Rio de Janeiro.
30 Aug 1851 Rio de Janeiro.