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Type: 1st rate ; Armament 110
Launched : 17 Nov 1804 ; Disposal date or year : 1903
BM: 2530 tons ; Displacement: 4149 tons
21 Oct 1800, Plymouth, the frame-work of the Hibernia, is up and complete, and will remain for seasoning according to the rules of the Navy.
3 Apr 1805 arrived off Ushant.
May 1805 Channel Flag ship Captain Wm. Bedford.
Early Nov 1807 sailed as a part of a squadron under R.-Adm. Sir W. S. Smith, for the Tagus, where they commenced a blockade on the 17th.
29 Nov 1807 escorted the Portuguese Royal Family to lat. 37° 47' N., long. 14° 17' W., where, having detached 3 ships, R.-Adm. Smith returned to blockade the Tagus, now occupied by a Russian squadron, where he was joined by a squadron under Commod. P Halkett.
15 May 1810 Is reported by the Leda to be at Cadiz
29 Apr 1810 At Cadiz.
24 June 1811 Reported to be off Toulon.
18 Jul 1811 off Toulon.
18 Aug 1812 With the Fleet off Toulon.
28 May 1813 In the Mediterranean.
18 Aug 1813 ships' boats of the Undaunted, Redwing, Kite, Caledonia, Hibernia, Barfleur, and Prince-of-Wales captured 3 gun-boats, and 24 merchant settees and tartans in the harbour of Cassis.
5 Nov 1813 arrived off Cape Sicie and was involved in a skirmish with a French squadron off Toulon.
12 Feb 1814 a part of the fleet off Toulon which chased a French squadron into that port.
Plymouth 2 Jul 1814 Arrived in Cawsand Bay from the Mediterranean and put under quarantine.
Portsmouth 3 Jul 1814 Has put into Plymouth.
Plymouth 6 Jul 1814 Went up harbour to be paid off.
1846 The Levant (Mediterranean)
Summer, 1848, Malta Harbour, bearing the flag of Vice-Admiral Sir William Parker, the commander-in-chief, Mediterranean
20 Dec 1848 Flag Ship, Mediterranean
1855 - 1902 Base and Flag ship Malta.
1860 Flag Ship of Admiral Superintendent of Dockyard, Malta
1 Apr 1862 Re-commissioned at Malta.
1864 Malta. Reports of Fevers onboard. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury.
1870 Malta. Flag Ship of the Admiral Superintendent of the Dockyard, and Second in Command in the Mediterranean. 104 guns
10 Feb 1871 3 courts martial held on board on 1 seaman and 2 marines for insubordination.
2 Apr 1871, for census, Dockyard Creek Malta.
21 Apr 1871 at a Court Martial held on board at Malta, Assistant Surgeon Alexander Gordon Bain, of HMS Growler, was sentenced to be dismissed his ship and to forfeit 3 years seniority, having been found guilty of being drunk.
1 May 1877 Re-commissioned at Malta.
1879 Malta. Flag Ship of the Admiral Superintendent of the Dockyard, 12 guns
1879 Officers borne include Survey Service, and Malta Yard and Quarantine Hospital.
1879 Tenders: Hellespont ; Azov (Harbour Service)
Apr 1886 Malta
1890 Malta. Flag Ship of the Admiral Superintendent of the Dockyard,
1890 Malta. Includes officers borne for duties in Malta Yard, Superintending Engineer, Steam Reserve, Torpedo Boats and Store,
1890 Tender: "Azov" for Harbour Service.