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Hamadryad, 1804
Type: 5th rate ; Armament 36
Taken : 1804 ; Disposal date or year : 1815

1804 Spanish frigate Matilda captured.

1804 Renamed Hamadryad.

Canton 22 Apr 1811 departed with convoy.

St Helena 26 Jun 1811 departed for England.

Cowes 29 Aug 1811 Passed by for the Downs with a convoy from Madras and Bengal.

Deal 30 Aug 1811 arrived with a convoy of East Indiamen from Bengal.

Deal 2 Sep 1811 departed with convoy for Portsmouth.

Portsmouth 3 Sep 1811 arrived from St. Helena, last from the Downs.

Portsmouth 13 Oct 1811 arrived and departed again on a cruise.

Cork 21 Oct 1811 arrived from Portsmouth.

Plymouth 16 Mar 1812 Went up the harbour to be refitted, having arrived yesterday from the Irish station.

Portsmouth 11 Jun 1812 arrived from Cork.

14 Oct 1812 Hamadryad and Clio captured the French privateer Pilotin in the Baltic.

Portsmouth 17 Nov 1812 arrived with a convoy from the Downs.

Portsmouth 29 Dec 1812 arrived from Cork.

Portsmouth 28 Feb 1813 departed with a convoy for Guernsey and Jersey.

Yarmouth 7 Mar 1813 arrived and departed for the Baltic.

20 Oct 1813 Ariel, Erebus, and Hamadryad captured the Venus. Sales accounts will be deposited in the Registry of the High Court of Admiralty, on the 15 Jan 1819.

Sheerness 30 Oct 1813 Reported to be a part of The Sleeve squadron.

Portsmouth 10 Mar 1814 Gives instructions to the convoy bound to Quebec and Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland.

Portsmouth 13 Mar 1814 departed with a convoy for Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland.

11 Apr 1814 departed Cork with the Leander, Espoir, and a convoy for Newfoundland and Halifax, N.S., parting their ways on the Banks, the Leander taking that part of the convoy for Nova Scotia.

Circa 11 Jun 1814 departed Halifax with the Horatio for Newfoundland.

5 Nov 1814 arrived Halifax, with the Sharpshooter, and a convoy from Quebec. I note that the Hamadryad is also recorded as arriving 7 Nov., from Newfoundland, with the ship Paragon. Maybe the Sharpshooter arrived first, with the convoy and the Hamadryad and Paragon were inadvertently held up for some reason ?

17 Nov 1814 departed Halifax, for Newfoundland.

15 Jan 1815 arrived Portsmouth, from Newfoundland.

1 Feb 1815 arrived Deal, from Portsmouth and departed for Woolwich to be paid off.