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Type: 5th rate ; Armament 38
Taken : 19 Jul 1806 ; Disposal date or year : 19 Aug 1812
Disposal Details : Captured by the American 44-gun frigate Constitution, lat. 41° north, long. 55° west. Captain Jas. Richard Dacres
BM: 1092 tons
19 Jul 1806 Blanche captured the French frigate Guerriere, off the Faro islands which became a valuable acquisition to the Service. An action for which a medal was granted.
15 Feb 1808 captured the French privateer Malvina.
17 Jul 1808 in the Gulf of Florida, the Barbara captured by the French privateer General-Ernouf on 17 Sep 1807, and re-named Pératy, was recaptured by the frigate Guerrière.
9 Jul 1812 joined a squadron despatched from Halifax to cruise off the American coast.
16-19 Jul 1812 a part of a squadron cruising on the coast of America which chased the United States' 44-gun frigate Constitution.
29 Jul 1812 escorted a homeward-bound Jamaica convoy over the banks of Newfoundland, until 6 Aug., when they sailed for Halifax.
19 Aug 1812 US frigate Constitution captured the Guerrière. The following day, due to her rotten condition and as a result of the damage received in the action she was burnt.
2 Oct 1812 court martial of the officers and men of the Guerrière.
Plymouth 29 Dec 1812 the Leonidas arrived from Ireland, with officers from the late Guerriere frigate, and officers and crew of the late Barbadoes, lost in the West Indies, who arrived in Ireland in the Africa.