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Type: 2nd rate ; Armament 98
Launched : 1788 ; BM: 1944 tons
2 May - 1 Jun 1794 Departure of the Channel Fleet from St. Helen's, and the lead up to actions and manoeuvres with the French fleet. 29 May - 1 Jun., what was to be known as the Battle of the Glorious 1st June commences, resulting in the capture of six sail of the line and one sunk. Review of the part performed by each British ship engaged. 13 Jun, the fleet arrived back in home ports.
14 Feb 1795 the Channel fleet sailed from Torbay for a brief cruise and to see various convoys safe out of the Channel.
16 Jan 1799, arrived Spithead.
19 Mar 1799, at Spithead.
7 Apr 1799, Portsmouth, sailed on a cruize in the Channel, but put back on the 9th to St, Helen's, owing to strong contrary winds and sailed on the 13th with a fine breeze from the eastward.
25 Apr 1799 cruising off Brest.
8 Jun 1799, Plymouth, reports received here advise that 16 ships of the line and 4 frigates were detached by Lord Bridport for the Straits.
7 Jul 1799 joined the Mediterranean fleet off Minorca.
24 Apr 1800, Torbay, sailed with the Channel Fleet, under the command of Sir Alan Gardner.
11 May 1800, Plymouth, arrived from off Brest, to refit.
28 Jul 1800, Plymouth, arrived the Glory, 98, and Neptune, 98, from the fleet off Brest, to refit.
18 Nov 1800, Plymouth, arrived from Torbay, the Glory, 58, to refit. She went up Hamoaze directly.
Circa Mar 1805 cruising off Ferrol.
15 Jul 1805 the squadron off Ferrol reinforced by five sail of the line under Rear-admiral Stirling in the Glory 98, from off Rochefort.
15 Jul 1805 with the blockading squadron off Ferrol, under Sir Robert Calder : sailed 30 to 40 leagues off Finisterre to intercept Franco-Spanish fleet from the West Indies. 22nd sighted each other. Signal made to engage the enemy - the engagement. The damage ; subsequent manoeuvres by the two fleets ; the wash-up ; 26 Jul 1805 movements of the fleet following the battle.
Plymouth 1 Jan 1807 Sailed for the Mediterranean