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Type: Vessel of exploration ; late Bomb ; Armament 6 (1 × 13 mortar, 1 × 10 mortar, 8 × 24pdr, 2 × 6pdr. )
Launched : 1815 ; Disposal date or year : 1831
BM: 372 tons
28 Jul 1816 sailed as a part of a fleet of 19 vessels from Plymouth Sound, for Gibraltar and the bay of Algiers.
9 Aug 1816 the fleet arrived at Gibraltar, where it joined the Dutch squadron, which had arrived the previous evening, and which, it was agreed, would join the expedition. Whilst at Gibraltar the fleet was victualled and preparations made for the forthcoming battle, with gunnery practice &c. taking place.
27 Aug 1816 circa 1400 hours, no reply having been received to Lord Exmouth's demands, the ships of the fleet took up their stations and the Battle of Algiers commenced, ceasing about 2200 hours. Account of casualties. Account of powder and shot expended. Conferences &c. held with the Dey following the battle regards the demands of the allies and settlements made : honours and awards. See also p. 226 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow.
3 Sep the fleet sailed from Algiers for Gibraltar and England.
Medals granted to surviving officers, seamen and marines (and soldiers who served as marines) per order of 7th June, 1848.
Deptford 31 Jan 1819 Is being fitted out to explore the Arctic in the Spring.
2 Dec 1820 Deptford Reported to have arrived from a voyage of discovery in the Polar seas.
27 Nov 1821 Is in commission and employed on voyages of discovery and survey duties.
Sierra Leone 12 May 1829 Lying in the river refitting and preparing charts to forward to the Hydrographer.
Fernando Po 4 Nov 1829 Is now lying here.