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Type: Brig-sloop ; Armament 18
Launched : 1814 ; Disposal date or year : 1838
27 Nov 1821 Is in commission and based on Cork.
28 Feb 1822 proceeds received arising from the seizure of the smuggling lugger De Zee Meuw, [per London Gazette of 14 Jan 1823].
22 Mar 1822 proceeds received arising from the seizure of the smuggling lugger Blue Eyed Maid, [per London Gazette of 14 Jan 1823].
Kinsale 20 Apr 1822 Arrived from a cruise, the weather being foul.
Devonport 14 Oct 1824 Remains.
Smyrna 30 May 1826 It is announced that if the Gannet returns here before 8 June, she will accompany a convoy of merchant vessels to Malta ; if she does not, they will be accompanied to a safe distance to the westward of the Archipelago by HM ships.
6 Jan 1827 Employed in the Mediterranean.
Malta 12 May 1827 Refitting at Malta.
Portsmouth 23 Jan 1830 In harbour.
11 Oct 1832 at Jamaica from S. Martha.
Jamaica 8 Jan 1833 Remains.
Jamaica 26 Jan 1833 at Port Royal when the Sparrowhawk departed for England.
21 Apr 1833 reported to be at the Leeward Islands.
Jamaica, Port Royal 13 May 1833 Has sailed to Maranham.
Barbadoes 18 Jun 1833 Had sailed for Jamaica.
Jamaica 19 Jul 1833 Refitting.
Halifax 3 Aug 1833 Sailed for Bermuda.
Barbadoes circa 21 Sep 1833 Refitting.
1 Jan 1834.On the North America and West Indies Station.
Portsmouth 13 Feb 1834 Arrived. from Barbadoes (15 Jan).
Sheerness 27 May 1834 Sailed for the West Indies.
Halifax 21 Oct 1834 Refitting.
28 Apr 1835 reported to be at Port Royal, Jamaica.
Jamaica 28 Apr 1835 crew of the Jackdaw reported to be at Port Royal, having been brought here on the 6th by the Gannet .
7 Aug 1835 reported to be at Halifax.
3 Oct 1835 at Port Royal.
14 Oct 1835 at Honduras.
1 Apr 1836 detained in lat. 20° 16' N., long. 72° 22' W., off the Island of St. Domingo, the Portuguese slave Criolo, late Carissimo, Gregorio Alexandre Medina, master, with 314 slaves on board, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Portuguese Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone, and on 25 Jun 1836 sentenced to be condemned.
Circa 2 May 1836 is reported to be at Jamaica.
17 May 1836 has been furnished with instructions under the Treaty with Spain for the suppression of the Slave Trade by the Flag Officer, North America and West Indies Station.
22 May 1836 was reported to be at Barbadoes.
Jamaica 1 Mar 1837 at Barbadoes ; ships on the station are reported to be generally healthy
26 Jul 1837 the Gannet is reported by the packet Spey to have been driven from her anchorage by a hurricane in the harbour at Barbados, but was fortunately brought up and rode out the gale.