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Type: Sloop ; Armament 18
Launched : 1813 ; Disposal date or year : 1832
Portsmouth 1 Aug 1813 Sailed on Friday night to Plymouth.
Plymouth 2 Aug 1813 Arrived from Portsmouth.
Plymouth 4 Aug 1813 Sailed for Portsmouth.
Deal 17 Aug 1813 Sailed for Portsmouth.
29 Apr - 15 May 1815 Captured vessels La Marracia, Madonna del Montallegro and Immactulata Concezione.
Palermo 26 Dec 1815 Remains.
Circa 6 Jun 1818, departed England, for Halifax.
9 Jul 1818, arrived Halifax, from England, and St. Michaels, in 33 days.
24 Jul 1818, departed Halifax, for Lunenburg, and Bermuda.
19 Aug 1818, arrived Halifax, from Bermuda.
7 Oct 1818, departed Halifax, for Bermuda.
7 Nov 1818, got ashore in the Narrows, off Bermuda, when she departed for Halifax, and was only got off with great difficulty by the boats of the Leander and Belette, with the loss of her false keel, and having been got off would appear to have departed for the Dockyard at Ireland, Bermuda, to be repaired.
2 Aug 1819 arrived Newfoundland from Portsmouth.
17 Aug 1819 departed Newfoundland for the northward.
21 Nov 1819, is reported at Newfoundland to be in the Bay of Exploits for the forthcoming winter.
27 Nov 1821 Is in commission and based at Newfoundland.
6 Jan 1827 Employed in the on the North America Station.
27 Jun 1828 detained the Spanish slave schooner Xerxes, with 405 slaves on board, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court at Havana, and on 12 Jul 1828 sentenced to be condemned.
Nassau, New Providence 17 Jul 1828 Was expected at Nassau, from Honduras, having recently captured, near Havannah, a schooner with 488 slaves.
22 Nov 1828 detained amongst the Windward Isles, near St. Kitts, whilst bound from Popoe on the Gold Coast, the Spanish slave brigantine Firme de Cadiz, Juan Sandrino, master, with 492 slaves on board, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court at Havana, and on 18 Dec 1828 sentenced to be condemned.
Sat 14 Feb 1829 anchored off the town of Roseau, Dominica, in the evening and the following morning delivered despatches to the Governor, General Nicolay. Took on board Master's Assistant Davis, 3 seamen and 2 marines, from HMS Eden, and a part of the prize crew from the French slave brig Neirsée, alias Estafette captured last November off the coast of West Africa. The French having recovered the vessel from the prize crew, left them in an open boat off Dominica.
Sun 15 Feb 1829 sailed for Fort Royal, Martinique, via St. Pierre, and deduced that the French slave brig Neirsée had not been there.
17 Feb 1829 arrived at Dominica having been to Martinique to see if the French slave brig Neirsée, alias Estafette, was there, the answer being in the negative. See Eden for the story of the Neirsée and her prize crew.
19 Feb 1829 at Dominica, having embarked the Master's Mate, 5 English seamen, and 6 of the Kroomen, free negroes who frequently serve on board merchant and R.N. ships on the West Coast of Africa, all formerly a part of the prize crew of the French slave brig Neirsée, alias Estafette, departed for Guadeloupe with instructions from the Flag Officer to demand the restitution of the 280 and remaining Kroomen and 280 slaves put ashore from the Neirsée.
21 Feb 1829 a further 3 of the missing Kroomen arrived at Dominica, having, as with the earlier party of 6 sent from Guadeloupe, arrived in an open boat, it being suspected that someone on Guadeloupe was concerned lest they be detected, which just leaves the negro woman, wife of one of the Kroomen, listed as still missing.
23 Feb 1829 English Harbour, probably at Guadeloupe.
4 Mar 1829 returned to Dominica from Guadeloupe having not received any assistance from the French colonial authorities, who seem to be as bad as the Spanish colonial authorities when it comes to complying with the laws of the home country.
12 Mar 1829 at Port of Spain, Trinidad.
The Druid, arrived Portsmouth 6 Sep 1829, reports that the Grasshopper was at Curaçoa when she sailed from Jamaica.
Port Royal 26 Dec 1829 Cruising.
1830 Jamaica Station
22 Jul 1850 Balance of Prize Monies due 1815 paid, following the bankruptcy of the agent appointed to make payment.