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Type: Troop Ship (1798) ; late 4th Rate ; Armament 50
Launched at Woolwich 1783 ; Disposal date or year : 1814
Tons (BM): 1047
Montego Bay 6 Jul 1785 Ran aground on the Horse Shoe, but was got off without damage.
Plymouth 22 Oct 1785 Reported to be at Jamaica, having ridden out a recent storm.
Apr 1793 when the news of the war reached Jamaica the 50-gun ship Europa, Commodore John Ford, Captain George Gregory, which ship, along with a few 12-pounder frigates, and some smaller vessels, composed the whole British force on the Jamaica station.
9 Sep 1793 the Europa, Commodore Ford, and some of the smaller vessels on the Jamaica station, took on board British troops at Port-Royal, which arrived off Jérémie, St.-Domingo 19 Sep. The Penelope, Iphigenia and Hermoine were sent to the Bay des Flamands with orders to capture French merchant vessels, ten being brought away, mostly laden with colonial produce.
21 Sep 1793 the Europa and some of the smaller vessels proceed to the port of Cape-Nicolas-Mole which was surrendered to the British Government. 12 Oct the Penelope and Iphigenia, arrived from Jamaica with more troops.
31 May 1794 the Irresistible, Belliqueux, Sceptre, Europa, Captain Gregory, three frigates, and three sloops, from Cape Nicolas-Mole, arrived off Port-au-Prince with troops.
1 Jun 1794 the Belliqueux, Sceptre and Penelope bombard the fort, with additional support from the Europa and Irresistible, whilst troops were being landed under the supervision of Captain Thomas Affleck, of the Fly sloop.
1798 fitted out as troop ship.
1 Jan 1799 Capt. J. Stevenson.
31 Jan 1799 departed with the Haarlem and Pallas, from the Cove of Cork with troops for Portugal.
18 Jun 1799 Europa, Ulysses, and Calcutta, arrived at Lisbon from the Mediterranean, and the Europa and Ulysses were appointed to sail with the convoy of merchant ships, about twenty sail, for England, on the 30 Jun.
25 Jul 1799 Plymouth, passed up the valuable East India, Jamaica, Lisbon, and Oporto fleets, worth several millions, under convoy of the Europa, Andromache, and Jamaica, men of war.
26 Mar 1800 Portsmouth, arrived the Delft, Captain Redmill ; Europa, Captain Stevenson ; and Brakel, Captain Walker, with the 13th regiment, from Ireland.
8 May 1800 Portsmouth, departed with the Regulus, Roebuck, Druid, and Ceres, armed en flute, for the eastward, to fetch troops for the expedition.
22 May 1800 Plymouth, departed with the Thisbe, with the 2d, or Queen's regiment, on board. They have sealed orders, not to be opened till off the Lizard. All their heavy baggage and women are left behind.
11 Sep 1800 Plymouth, it is reported in the Naval Chronicle that her prisoners have been taken out.
2 Mar 1801 the landing troops from the squadron in Aboukir bay, where the French were already in a position.
8 Mar 1801 of the personnel employed disembarking the army in Aboukir Bay one seaman and one officer, Lieutenant George Thomas, were wounded.
Circa 26 Dec 1801 Captain Stephenson, of the Europa, apptd to the Egyptienne.
14 Jun 1802 the Europa, departed Port Mahon, with the Genereux, for Gibraltar and England, with the 1st battalion of the 40th Regt.
1 Jul 1802 the Caesar is reported to have departed Gibraltar, with a company of artillery, the Genereux, Europa, Cameleon, and Port Mahon, for Spithead.
15 Jun 1802 the troop ships Europa and Thetis, bound for England, remained in Gibraltar Bay with the 40th Regt and a detachment of the 79th on board when the Mermaid departed Gibraltar for Lisbon.
23 Jul 1802 arrived Spithead the Caesar, 80, Rear-Admiral Sir James Saumarez, Captain Downman ; Europa, armed en flute, Captain Stuart ; and the Pigmy cutter. Lieutenant Shepheard, from Gibraltar.
17 Nov 1804 was floated out of dock at Plymouth.
May 1805 Portsmouth in Ordinary
25 Jul 1814 put up for sale at Portsmouth : Europa, of 50 guns and 1047 tons. The purchaser, of each of the ships lying at Portsmouth is to give a bond, with two sureties for £3000, not to sell or otherwise dispose of the said ships, but to break them up within twelve months from the day of sale. Persons wishing to view the ships and vessels, must apply to the Commissioners of the Yards for notes of admission for that purpose. Catalogues and conditions of sale may be had here, and at the yards. R. A. Nelson, Secretary.