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Type: 4th rate ; Armament 58
Launched : 1813 ; Disposal date or year : 1830
BM : 1572 tons
Complement : 480 men and boys
1813 completed with 30 long 24-pounders on the first or "upper" deck, and 26 carronades 42-pounders, and two, afterwards increased to four, long 24-pounders on the second or "spar" deck ; total, at first 58, then 60 guns.
Portsmouth 18 Mar 1814 Sailed for Guernsey, Cork, and North America. Halifax, Nova Scotia
11 Apr 1814 departed Cork with the Hamadryad, Espoir and a convoy for Newfoundland and Halifax.
28 May 1814 arrived Halifax, N.S., from Cork with a convoy, having separated with the Hamadryad and Espoir on the Banks, taking that part of the convoy bound for Newfoundland.
Circa 9 Jul 1814 departed Halifax on a cruise.
13 Jul 1814, arrived Halifax, at the Beach, the Leander, with the US brig Rattlesnake, 18, Lt. Renshaw, captured near Shelburne, N.B., Monday last, 11 Jul.
16 Aug 1814, arrived Halifax, the Spanish brig Francisa, from Shelburne, N.B., and a Spanish brig from Boston, for Havana, prizes to the Leander.
11 Nov 1814 arrived Halifax, with the American privateer General Putnam, 5, 80 men, her prize.
1 Dec 1814 departed Halifax with a convoy for Castine.
10 Dec 1814, fell in with the Sharpshooter, and convoy for St. John.
16 Dec 1814, arrived Halifax, with the transport Aldboro', parted with her convoy on 3 Dec.
19 Dec 1814 Leander sailed from Halifax bound off Boston, and on the 24th fell in with the Newcastle and Acasta.
22 Dec 1814 Arab reported to the Leander, Newcastle and Acasta that the Constitution had sailed from Boston on the 17th inst. who departed in search of the US frigate.
28 Dec 1814, in company with the Newcastle and Acasta, captured the celebrated privateer Prince de Neufchatel.
4 Jan 1815 Leander, Newcastle and Acasta, off the Western Isles.
11 Jan 1815, Plymouth, reported to be off Fayal.
21 Jan 1815, Penzance, has captured and sent in the American privateer Prince of Neufchatel.
21 Feb 1815 arrived Santa Cruz, Teneriffe, from a cruise.
25 Feb 1815 departed Santa Cruz.
11 Mar 1815 Leander, Newcastle, and Acasta sight the US frigate Constitution in the harbour of Porto-Praya, island of Saint-Jago and sail in chase but lost sight of the Constitution in the haze, although they did manage to re-capture the sloop Levant.
7 May 1815, arrived Halifax, with the Acasta, 22 days from Dominica, the Constitution frigate having escaped them in thick fog.
23 May 1815, the Newcastle, Leander and Acasta departed Halifax for Quebec.
31 May 1815, the Newcastle arrived Quebec with the Leander, Acasta, and Perseus.
16 Jul 1815 arrived Portsmouth, from Quebec with a convoy of transports.
22 Jul 1815 arrived Portsmouth.
23 Jul 1815 departed Portsmouth.
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.
23 Sep 1816, arrived Plymouth, with dispatches from Lord Exmouth following the Battle of Algiers.
27 Sep 1816 arrived Spithead, from Algiers under jury masts, and one of her sides gives dreadful proof of her injuries in battle, being nearly stove in.
Medals granted to surviving officers, seamen and marines (and soldiers who served as marines) per order of 7th June, 1848
8 Oct 1816 is to be paid off, and to undergo a complete repair at Sheerness.
Circa 1 Jan 1817 the establishment/complement 420 whilst on the North America station.
8 Feb 1817 at Spithead.
15 Mar 1817, departed Spithead, for Bermuda.
24 Apr 1817, arrived Bermuda, from Portsmouth, with a new flag officer, R.-Adm. Sir David Milne, KCB, and Capt. Chetham.
8 Jun 1817, arrived Halifax, from Bermuda.
14 Jul 1817, as flag ship, departed Halifax, for Shelburne, N.B. &c., with the Earl and Countess of Dalhousie. I take the &c., to mean that they were calling at a number of ports along the coast?
25 Jul 1817, arrived Halifax, from the Westward.
26 Aug 1817, departed Halifax, for the eastern part of the Province of Nova Scotia, with Earl Galhousie, R.-Adm. Milne, and Hon. Commissioner Woodhouse.
11 Sep 1817, at Pictou, from whence they are reported to have called at Antigonish.
28 Sep 1817, has returned from a cruise to various ports in the eastern part of Nova Scotia.
13 Dec 1817, the Leander departed Halifax, for Bermuda, with the Wye, Saracen, and Opossum &c.
3 Jun 1818, arrived Halifax, from Bermuda, with the Opossum.
During the week ending 10 Oct 1818, arrived Halifax, from a cruise of the Eastern Coasts of the Province of Nova Scotia.
25 Oct 1818, departed Halifax, N.S., for Bermuda.
7 Nov 1818, the Grasshopper got ashore in the Narrows, off Bermuda, when she departed for Halifax, and was only got off with great difficulty by the boats of the Leander and Belette.
9 Nov 1819, Portsmouth, is to go out to Spithead shortly, having fitted and stored for the East-India station.
25 Jun 1820, Madras, in the roads.
2 Jun 1821 departed Madras, for Penang.
27 Nov 1821 on the East Indies station.