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Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 60
Launched : 5 Oct 1819 ; Disposal date or year : 1867
BM: 1321 tons
Notes on her building and armament.
10 Apr 1826 Flag Ship for V.-Adm. Sir L. W. Halsted, at Port Royal harbour, Jamaica, when he writes to J. W. Croker at the Admiralty.
4 Aug 1826 Flag Ship for V.-Adm. Sir L. W. Halsted, at Port Royal harbour, Jamaica, when he writes to J. W. Croker.
30 Nov 1826 Flag Ship for V.-Adm. Sir L. W. Halsted, at Port Royal harbour, Jamaica, when he writes to J. W. Croker.
6 Jan 1827 in the West Indies.
Malta 29 Dec 1827 Sailed for the Archipelago.
31 Jan 1828 with a squadron at Grabusa under Commodore Sir T. Staines, destroyed a number of vessels which had been used for piracy. See p. 261-2 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow.
24 Jun 1828 On the north side of Candia.
Portsmouth 29 Apr 1829 Was reported to be at Smyrna when the Neva transport, arrived today, departed from Valletta.
Malta 15 Nov 1829 Arrived Valletta from the Archipelago with despatches.
Gibraltar 11 Feb 1830 Was gone to Port Mahon to bring back the officers and crew of the Pelorus, struck on a rock at the entrance of that port on 21 Dec 1829, and was bilged.
Malta 3 Apr 1830 Remains at Valletta.
Portsmouth 25 May 1830 Arrived from the Mediterranean.
Deal 27 May 1830 Arrived and remains.
28 Jan 1832 arrived at Sierra Leone with the flag of Rear Admiral Warren, to take command of the Cape of Good Hope Station, and the news that the Dryad was being replaced and could soon go home.
Circa 9 May 1832 reported to be on the Coast of West Africa..
13 Oct 1832 at the Cape of Good Hope.
16 Jun 1833 arrived Cape of Good Hope from the Mauritius.
26 Jun 1833 Sails the Cape shortly for the West Coast of Africa.
St. Helena 7 Aug 1833 Arrived and sailed for Ascension on the 9th, en route for the coast of Africa.
Off Cape Lopez 18 Sep 1833 Reported to be off the Bonny.
Ascension 30 Sep 1833 Reported to be cruising on the West Coast of Africa.
28 Oct 1833 detained in lat. 2° 37' N. long. 6° 36' E., en route from the River Bonny to St. Jago de Cuba the Spanish slave brig El Primo, Ignacio Calvet, master, with 343 slaves on board, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court of Justice, Sierra Leone, and on 10 Dec 1833 sentenced to be condemned.
Per a report made to Parliament in 1842, at some time during 1834 was involved in combatting the Slave Trade and experienced 1 Death by Accident, Total No of Deaths: 8.
16 Feb 1834 detained in lat. 5° 4' N. long. 4° 52' E., off Lagos, whilst en route from Lagos to Havana, following a 4 hour chase, the Spanish slave brigantine Carolina, Juan Pinto, master, with 353 slaves on board, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Spanish Mixed Court of Justice, Sierra Leone, and on 22 Mar 1834 sentenced to be condemned.
Ascension 2 Apr 1834 Refitting ; to sail 5 Apr for the Cape of Good Hope.
Cape of Good Hope 6 May 1834 Arrived from Ascension.
Simon's Town 17 Jul 1834 Preparing to sail for England via the West Coast of Africa.
Cape 10 Aug 1834 Sailed to Ascension, via St. Helena, en route to the River Gambia.
Ascension 7 Sep 1834 Sailed for Sierra Leone, the Gambia and England.
At Sea 8 Sep 1834 En route from Ascension to Sierra Leone.
Portsmouth 21 Nov 1834 Arrived from the West Coast of Africa, and sails tomorrow for Chatham, to be paid off.
21 Aug 1841, Captain Sir John Marshall, C.B., K.C.H., appointed to the Isis ; 20 Aug 1841, Chatham, has been commissioned this week. 28 Aug 1841, Mate Hon. J. W. S. Spencer ; Volunteer 1st Class T. L. Hallowes, appointed to the Isis. 2 Oct 1841, Lieutenant ------ Probyn ; Volunteer 1st Class John Edward Riley, appointed to the Isis. 22 Oct 1841, at Chatham, is reported to be one third short of complement. 6 Nov 1841, Portsmouth, is to proceed to Liverpool to compete her crew. 20 Nov 1841, Lieutenant G. W. Luard, appointed to the Isis. 19 Dec 1841, Plymouth harbour, has gone out to the Sound. 27 Nov 1841, Masters' Assistant C. Pulfer, appointed to the Isis. 18 Dec 1841, Lieutenant J. W. S. Spencer, appointed to the Isis. 20 Dec 1841, Plymouth was towed into the Sound from the harbour by the Avon. 25 Dec 1841, Lieutenant Thomas Baillie, from Warspite appointed to Isis. 27 Dec 1841, Lieutenants Henry Courtnay, Thomas Baillie appointed the Isis. 24 Aug 1844, was at anchor in Simon's Bay when the Cleopatra arrived from the Mozambique Channel.
Jan 1848 Chatham, in Ordinary (reserve)
20 Dec 1848 Chatham.
1861-7 Coal hulk - Sierra Leone