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Ethalion, 1802
Type: 5th rate ; Armament 36
Launched : 29 Jul 1802 ; Disposal date or year : 1877
BM: 996 tons
Notes:

20 Apr 1805 Convoy to West Indies

4-8 Jul 1806 Northumberland, Elephant, Canada, Agamemnon, Ethalion, Seine, Galatea, Circe, whilst protecting a large convoy bound to England, chased a French squadron under M. Willaumez through the Channel between St.-Thomas and Passage island.

19 Dec 1808 a part of a small squadron which was unable to prevent the French frigate Amphitrite escape into Fort-Royal bay.

30 Jan-24 Feb 1809 a part of a expedition under R.-adm Sir A Cochrane which arrived off Martinique with a view to taking the Island.

12-17 Apr 1809 a part of a British squadron, off the Saintes, West Indies, which chased a French squadron, and captured the French 74-gun d'Haupoult of 1871 tons, and, under the name of Abercromby, cruised for three or four years in the British service. 1 May 1835 a portion of the prize money resulting from this action due for payment : namely a dividend from the estate of the bankrupt agent Henry Abbott's : no doubt one of the many fraudsters who ripped off matelots in those days : officers and ratings being fair game.

Portsmouth 30 Jan 1811 Sailed.

Portsmouth 26 Mar 1811 Arrived from the Tagus.

Deal 17 Mar 1812 Arrived from the Nore.

Deal 26 Mar 1812 remains due to contrary winds.

Deal 1 Apr 1812 sailed for the Baltic.

Deal 15 Mar 1813 sailed for the Baltic.

Yarmouth 13 Jul 1813 Passed through on a cruise.

Leith 19 Jul 1813 Arrived from the Nore and came up the Firth to Inchkeith on Saturday afternoon, and then ordered to the southward again by flag-ship in Leith Roads.

Portsmouth 25 Jul 1813 Arrived from the Downs.

Portsmouth 26 Jul 1813 Arrived.

Portsmouth 25 Aug 1813 Sailed with the outward bound convoy for Newfoundland, Quebec and Halifax.

Portsmouth 21 Dec 1813 Arrived from Quebec.

Portsmouth 25 Jan 1814 To take convoy to the North coast of Spain, and is expected to sail to-morrow, weather permitting.

Portsmouth 26 Jan 1814 To take a convoy of transports to Passages.

Portsmouth 14 Feb 1814 Sailed with a convoy of transports for the Peninsular.

Plymouth 15 Mar 1814 Sailed on a cruise.

Cork 22 Aug 1814 Sailed on a cruise.

Cork 9 Nov 1814 Arrived from a cruise.

Cork 23 Nov 1814 Sailed with a convoy for Spain, Portugal &c. It was later reported that the convoy had dispersed in a gale.

Cork 27 Jan 1815 Sailed on a cruise.

Cork 27 Jan 1815 Sailed on a cruise.

1823 Harbour Service

1830 shown as a 42, at Woolwich.

1835 lent as breakwater at Harwich

20 Dec 1848 Harwich

1870 Breakwater Harwich