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Type: Brig sloop ; Armament 18
Launched : 1812 ; Disposal date or year : 1831
Deal 8 Jan 1813 Arrived from Sheerness.
Portsmouth 11 Jan 1813 Arrived with a convoy from the Downs.
28 May 1814, arrived Halifax, from Tobago, with the schooner Admiral Durham, with rum and sugar, bound for Quebec.
7 Jul 1814 captured a U.S. privateer, the 5 gun brig Mary, with 32 men.
Falmouth 24 Jan 1815 Arrived from a cruise.
Deal 18 Jul 1815 Sailed on a cruise off Dungeness.
Deal 15 Nov 1815 Has been in collision with the James, from Newcastle to Charlestown.
Plymouth 29 Jan 1816 arrived under jury masts from Scotland.
Plymouth 13 Jul 1816 Preparing for the forthcoming Algerine Expedition.
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, although the Heron remained in the Mediterranean for a short period to perform certain duties following the Battle of Algiers.
Portsmouth 17 Oct 1816 Arrived from Genoa and Gibraltar (1 Nov) and put under quarantine.
Medals granted to surviving officers, seamen and marines (and soldiers who served as marines) per order of 7th June, 1848
Portsmouth 19 Oct 1816 Released from quarantine.
Falmouth 13 Feb 1817 Arrived from a cruise.
Torbay 6 Aug 1817 Sailed for a cruise.
Milford 22 Aug 1817 Sailed on a cruise.
Milford Haven 22 Sep 1818 Arrived to survey the harbour and Dockyard.
Plymouth 10 Dec 1818 Heron arrived from a cruise (Blackler).
St Helena 14 Jun 1820 Had sailed to the East Indies.
St Helena 20 Sep 1820 Remains.
St Helena 10 Sep 1821 To remain on the Cape of Good Hope and transfer Marines previously based at St Helena to Ascension Island.
27 Nov 1821 Is in commission and based at the Cape.
6 Jan 1827 Employed in the on the South America Station.
Rio Janeiro 7 Jun 1827 Sailed for Buenos-Ayres with ratified Treaty.
Rio de Janeiro 20 Jul 1827 Was expected daily from Buenos Aryes.
Rio Janeiro 1 Aug 1827 Sailed for Bahia and Pernambuco.
Rio de Janeiro 11 Apr 1828 Remains.
Rio de Janeiro 7 Oct 1828 Remains.
Coquimbo 7 Jun 1829 Her arrival from Conception was expected daily.
Rio de Janeiro 28 Dec 1829 Sailed for England.
Portsmouth 28 Feb 1830 Arrived from Coquimbo, Valparaiso, and Rio de Janeiro with specie.
Portsmouth 3 Mar 1830 Came into harbour from Spithead to be paid off.