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Iphigenia, 1805
Type: 5th rate ; Armament 36 (26 x long 18- pounders on the main deck: 12 x 32 pounder carronades: 4 x long nines)
Launched : 26 Apr 1805 ; Disposal date or year : 1851
BM: 870 tons
Complement: 264
Notes:

1805 Building

6 Feb 1810 It is reported in London that the Iphigenia had arrived at the Cape of Good Hope with the French Frigate La Nymphe.

latter end of March or beginning of April 1810 the naval force arrived off the Isle of France, consisting of the Iphigenia, Leopard and Magicienne, was joined on the 24th by the Néréide, from the Cape.

May 1810 off Port-Louis.

7-8 Jul 1810 operation to take the Isle of France. 21 Aug 1834 second and final payment of prize money for the Isle of Bourbon due to be paid.

10-13 Aug 1810 expeditions to capture of the Isle de la Passe.

23 Aug 1810 action with a French Squadron in the harbour of Grand-Port, during which the frigate Néréide was captured and the Magicienne and Sirius went aground and were burnt.

27-28 Aug 1810 Captured by a French squadron at Isle-de-la-Passe, off Grand-Port.

3 Dec 1810 capture of the Isle of France. In Port-Louis were the French frigates Bellone, under the name of Junon, and the Astrée, under that of Pomone, which were purchased for the use of the British navy. The Iphigenia was restored to her rank among the 18-pounder 36s ; but the battered Néréide was in too bad a state and was sold to be broken up.

13 May 1811 arrived Plymouth from Portsmouth.

19 Mar 1812 departed Portsmouth with the Mediterranean convoy.

22 Mar 1812 arrived Torbay last night with a convoy for Lisbon &c.

23 Mar 1812 departed Torbay with the Malta convoy, a part of the convoy putting back with the Serapis due to contrary winds, and subsequently departed on 25 Mar.

10 Sep 1812 departed Falmouth with her convoy for the Downs.

17 Sep 1812 arrived Portsmouth from the Downs.

22 Sep 1812 It is reported that the Iphigenia has received £100,000 on board in gold bars for the payment of the Army in Spain.

22 Sep 1812 departed Portsmouth for Lisbon.

22 Nov 1812 Portsmouth, is appointed convoy for Cadiz, Gibraltar, and the Mediterranean.

6 Dec 1812 departed Portsmouth with a convoy for Spain, Portugal, and the Mediterranean.

19 Jun 1814 arrived Santa Cruz from Gibraltar with a convoy of transports with the 21st, 29th, and 62d regiments, and a company of artillery and departed on the 22 Jun for Bermuda.

Aug 1814 a portion of the prize money resulting from the various actions in the Chesapeake became due for payment on 1 May 1835 : namely a dividend from the estate of the bankrupt agent Henry Abbott : no doubt one of the many fraudsters who ripped off matelots in those days : both officers and ratings being fair game.

16 Oct 1814 Portsmouth.

19 Oct 1814 Portsmouth, appointed convoy to Bermuda.

19 Oct 1814 Portsmouth, accompanies the convoy for North America, at present wind-bound.

25 Oct 1814 Portsmouth, appointed convoy to Halifax.

27 Oct 1814 Dropped down to St. Helen's, bound to America.

30 Oct 1814 departed with a convoy of transports for North America.

31 Oct 1814 passed by Plymouth with a convoy from Portsmouth, and the trade for Bermuda joined from this port.

1 Nov 1814 anchored last night in Plymouth Sound, and departed this morning with the Bermuda fleet for Cork.

6 Nov 1814 arrived Cork with a convoy.

14 Nov 1814 departed Cork with the Bermuda convoy on the 9th inst. but have since put back.

13 Dec 1814 put back to Cove with the Bermuda convoy, due to foul winds.

17 Dec 1814 has put back with her convoy for a fifth time.

20 Mar 1815, reported to be at Bermuda.

16 Oct 1815 has put back to Deal.

17 Oct 1815 departed Deal for Portsmouth.

18 Oct 1815 put back to Deal.

29 Jun 1816 Remained Trincomalee.

15 Dec 1817 arrived Plymouth from Ceylon.

10 May 1818 at Portsmouth preparing for service in North America.

2 Sep 1818 arrived Portsmouth from Halifax.

2 Sep 1818 arrived Portsmouth from Quebec (20 days).

3 Oct 1818 Will depart Portsmouth for the Jamaica station about Tues next.

14 Jan 1821 went out to Spithead to prepare for service in the Mediterranean and prevailing contrary winds have prevented her from departing for Naples Bay.

12 Sep 1821 is fitting out at Plymouth for the African station.

6 Oct 1821 arrived Portsmouth from Plymouth, prior to sailing for the suppression of the slave-trade on the coast of Africa.

27 Nov 1821 is in commission and based off the Coast of Africa.

4 Jan 1822 departed Plymouth for the Coast of Africa and is stated to have been detained 45 days in the Channel due to the current gales.

21 Feb 1822, detained in lat. 11° 47' N. R. Bissao, the Portuguese slave vessel El Conde de Villa Flor, with 172 slaves on board when detained, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Portuguese Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone, and sentenced to be condemned on 13 Mar 1822.

26 Feb 1822, detained in lat. 7° 0' N. long. 10° 30' W., the Spanish slave vessel Joseph, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court of Justice, Sierra Leone and sentenced to be condemned on 18 Jun 1822.

1 Apr 1822 the ship's boats detained in lat. 5° 16' N. long. 0° 10' 30" W., the Portuguese slave vessel Des de Fevreiro, with 10 slaves on board when detained, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Portuguese Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone, and sentenced to be condemned on 22 Jun 1822.

6 Apr 1822 the ship's boats detained in lat. 6° 17' N. long. 2° 55' E., the Portuguese slave vessel Nymfa del Mai, with 2 slaves on board when detained, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Portuguese Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone, and sentenced to be condemned on 28 Aug 1822.

7 Apr 1822 Iphigenia, with the Myrmidon in company, detained in lat. 6° 20' N. long. 4° 12' E., the Portuguese slave vessel Esperanza Felis, with 187 slaves on board when detained, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Portuguese Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone, and sentenced to be condemned on 4 Jul 1822.

15 Apr 1822 the ship's boats detained in lat. 4° 22' N. long. 7° 22' E., the Spanish slave vessel Yeanam, with 380 slaves on board when detained, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court of Justice, Sierra Leone, and sentenced to be condemned on 25 Jun 1822. Unfortunately, on 2 Jun 1822 the prize capsized in a tornado in sight of the Myrmidon, with the loss of 2 officers, 16 men and 400 slaves, 7 of the Iphigenia's crew survived using the wreckage.

15 Apr 1822 the ship's boats detained in lat. 4° 22' N. long. 7° 22' E., the Spanish slave vessel Vecua, with 325 slaves on board when detained, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court of Justice, Sierra Leone, and sentenced to be condemned on 25 Jun 1822.

Sierra Leone 20 Jun 1922 due to sail for England shortly, via the West Indies, to refit.

Kingston, Jamaica 27 Jul 1822 Exchanged signals with the Pyramus, off Barbadoes, on her passage here.

Portsmouth 15 Aug 1822 One of the vessels captured at the River Bonny on 15 Apr 1922, the French brigantine L'Utile, has arrived in the charge of Lieut. C. Elliott, leaving Sierra Leone on the 23d June.

1830 Chatham.

25 May 1831 Ramillies, Creole, Iphigenia, Dartmouth, and Hussar, are ordered to be fitted at Chatham as temporary lazarettos, in consequence of the recent quarantine order.

26 Oct 1831 arrived Deal from Portsmouth.

10 Nov 1832 is to be prepared for loan to the Marine Society instead of the Solebay.

1833-1848 Lent to Marine Society.

River Thames, London 1 Aug 1835 the lads from the Marine Society manned the yards on the passing of the King and Queen, en route to pay a visit to Greenwich Hospital.

20 Dec 1848 Woolwich.