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Type: 6th rate ; Armament 34 (22 carronades, 32-pounders, on the main deck, and 10 carronades, 18-pounders, and two sixes, on the quarterdeck and forecastle)
Taken : 5 Jan 1809 ; Disposal date or year : 1838
BM : 601 tons
Complement : 173 men and boys.
5 Jan 1809 Loire captured the French ship-corvette Hébé, which was added to the British navy by the name of Ganymede.
Portsmouth 1 Jan 1810 Came into harbour having been on shore and sustained damage.
Portsmouth 15 Jan 1810 Went out of harbour.
Portsmouth 18 Jan 1810 Sailed on a cruise.
Deal 11 Aug 1811 Arrived with a convoy from the West Indies.
Portsmouth 24 Dec 1811 Arrived from the Nore.
Portsmouth 28 Dec 1811 Sailed.
Plymouth 1 Jan 1812 Arrived with a convoy from Portsmouth and the Downs, for Lisbon, Cadiz and Gibraltar.
Plymouth 6 Jan 1812 Sailed with convoy of transports for Portugal and Gibraltar .
Portsmouth 2 Apr 1812 Arrived from Plymouth, with a convoy.
18 Aug 1812 With the Fleet off Toulon.
Off Toulon 18 Aug 1812 Joined the fleet yesterday.
Gibraltar circa 29 Jul 1813 Remains.
18 Aug 1813 captured the French privateer Vanteur.
Portsmouth 10 Aug 1815 Sailed to be paid off.
Deptford 16 Oct 1815 Has been paid off and re-commissioned.
Portsmouth 15 Nov 1815 Arrived from the Downs.
Portsmouth 2 Jan 1816 Arrived from a cruise.
Portsmouth 28 Jan 1816 Sailed for the Downs.
Deal 21 Feb 1816 Remains.
Ramsgate 1 Oct 1816 Two galleys from the Ganymede, guard ship in the Downs, came ashore here : no lives lost.
Circa May 1817 chased, in vain, two Tunisian pirates that had captured the Hamburg vessel Ocean. See p. 231 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow.
/> Malta 9 Jul 1819 Sailed for Gibraltar and England.
Gibraltar 28 Jul 1819 Sailed for England.
Portsmouth 16 Aug 1819 Arrived from the Mediterranean, where she has recently been employed arranging the evacuation of Parga, which involved subsequent visits to Ancona, Trieste, and Venice.
1819 Converted to Convict Ship.
Jan 1825 at Deptford with about 120 convicts on board.
1830 Convict Ship at Chatham