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Type: 5th rate ; Armament 36
Launched : 23 Sep 1809 ; Disposal date or year : March 1849
BM: 956 tons
9 Nov 1810 captured the French privateer Venus off Land's End.
Plymouth 3 Feb 1811 Is fitting for the East Indies and will sail next week.
Plymouth 16 Feb 1811 Sailed for the Cape of Good Hope.
Portsmouth 20 Feb 1811 Sails with the East India convoy.
Cape of Good Hope 12 June 1811 Arrived.
Plymouth 10 Sep 1811 Arrived from the Cape of Good Hope.
Plymouth Dock 23 Sep 1811 Passed up to the eastward, from the East Indies.
Portsmouth 23 Sep 1811 Arrived from the Cape, last from Plymouth.
Portsmouth 17 Nov 1811 Sailed for the Mediterranean.
11 Jun 1812 action, in shore, off the island of Sainte-Marguerite, by the Swallow, with the French brig-corvette Renard and schooner Goéland, when in the company of the America and Curaçoa.
18 Aug 1812 Reported to be off the coast of Sardinia, and Corsica.
Portsmouth 2 Jan 1815 Arrived from the Mediterranean, Gibraltar (17 Dec.), with the remains of her convoy, and now at the Motherbank, in quarantine.
Portsmouth 5 Jan 1815 Now out of quarantine at Spithead.
Portsmouth 24 Jan 1815 Came into harbour.
Deal 16 Aug 1815 Arrived from Portsmouth, and sailed for the River to be paid off.
1830 Sheerness in Ordinary
1831 Reduced to 24 guns at Chatham
Portsmouth 1 Oct 1831 Is to sail to the Downs.
Portsmouth 11 Oct 1831 Arrived from the Downs.
Portsmouth 25 Oct 1831 Sailed for the Downs.
Downs 10 Nov 1831 Remains.
Portsmouth 19 Nov 1831 Is preparing for service in the East Indies.
3 Jun 1832 at Trincomalee.
21 Jul 1832 departed for Madras.
25 Aug 1832 departed Singapore for China.
5 Feb 1833 departed Bombay on a cruise.
13 Jun 1833 Arrived Singapore from Bombay and Batavia.
Negapore Roads 7 Aug 1833 Refitting.
Madras 10 Sep 1833 Arrived from a cruise, and sailed on the 16th for Masulipatam.
Madras 13 Oct 1833 Has sailed to Calcutta.
Bombay 31 Jan 1834 Is at Calcutta.
Madras 28 Mar 1834 Arrived from Trincomalee.
Mauritius 20 Jun 1834 Is reported to be in the Bay of Bengal.
Mauritius 2 Aug 1834 Remained.
30 Sep 1834 sailed from Madras for a cruise.
Oct 1834 reported to be due to leave the station for England in the near future.
Curacoa Dec 1834 reportedly at Calcutta.
Curacoa Portsmouth 25 Apr 1835 is reported to have departed Calcutta circa 29 Dec 1834, for Mauritius and England.
Curacoa 13 Mar 1835 is reported to be at Sandheads, off the Hooghly.
20 Jul 1839 Portsmouth is to take Sir C. T. Metcalfe, Bart, G.C.B., the new Governor of Jamaica. The Avon steamer arrived on Friday, with supernumerary seamen from Sheerness for the Curacoa. 28 Jul 1839 At Spithead. Midshipman Augustus P. Arkwright, Volunteer First Class C. F. Robinson, Naval Instructor R. C. Saunders appointed to the Curacoa. 10 Aug 1839 At Spithead. 17 Aug 1839 Portsmouth, sailed Wednesday to Jamaica, with Sir Charles Metcalfe on board; after disembarking him she will proceed to South America. Jan 1840 in the Rio de la Plata with the Stag, Calliope, Actaeon, and Grecian, due to the presence of a French force, along with other factors, which has left the coast of Brazil with very few British anti-slavery vessels.
30 Mar 1840 detained the slave vessel Treze de Juaho (Thirteenth of June), which was sent for adjudication to the Vice-Admiralty Court at Barbadoes and sentenced to be condemned. 20 Feb 1844 proceeds arising due for payment.
Circa 13 Jan 1841, in the Rio Plata. Jan 1841, Monte Video, to go to Rio Janeiro to join the Rose. 9 Apr 1841, Rio Janeiro, arrived from Montevideo. 20 Nov 1841, Volunteers First Class C. C. Day, appointed to the Curacoa. 14 Nov 1840 at Buenos Ayres. 1843 Fitted with trial mast - see report below.
Dec 1843 Brazils.
1846 South America and River Plate
1847 Trial mast inspected - see article below dated 4 Mar 1848
Jan 1848 Sheerness, in Ordinary (reserve)