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Type: 4th rate ; Armament 50
Launched : 1785 ; Disposal date or year : 22 Nov 1798
Disposal Details : Went ashore on the coast of Portugal : Capt. A Becher.
Type: 5th rate ; Armament 32 (26 x long 18- pounders on the main deck: 10 x 32 pounder carronades: 4 x long nines)
Launched : 1801 ; Disposal date or year : 1816
BM: 920 tons
30 Jul 1801 Nelson joined to make preparations for attacks to be made on Boulogne during August by various vessels.
9 Dec 1803 captured the French privateer Esperance.
9 Dec 1803 captured the French privateer Sorcier.
3 Oct 1804 with a squadron which captured 3 valuable Spanish frigates Medea, Fama, Clara, which should have been four had not the Mercedes exploded, an event which was to bring about a return to war with Spain.
18 April 1805 East Indies with Marquis Cornwallis
5 Jan - Sep 1807 operations in the Rio de la Plata.
4 Apr 1808 captured the French privateer Actif on the Home station.
Plymouth 30 Dec 1809 Sent in a French brig privateer, 16 guns, prize.
6 Jan 1810 captured the French privateer Aventure on the Home station.
14 Jan 1810 captured the French privateer Hirondelle.
Plymouth 20 Jan 1810 Sent in a privateer, captured, after a long chase.
Portsmouth 5 Apr 1811 Came in last night from Basque Roads.
Portsmouth 6 May 1811 Sailed for the coast of France.
Portsmouth 24 Sep 1811 Went out to Spithead.
Portsmouth 13 Oct 1811 Sailed on a cruise.
Portsmouth 31 Oct 1811 Sailed to cruise off Cherbourg.
Portsmouth 5 Nov 1811 Arrived in St. Helen's from off Cherbourg, owing to the weather.
Portsmouth 6 Nov 1811 Sailed on a cruise.
Portsmouth 17 Nov 1811 Sailed for off Cherbourg.
Plymouth 19 Nov 1811 Arrived from Portsmouth.
Plymouth 18 May 1812 Sailed on a cruise.
4 Jun 1812 off Arcasson, sent the ship's boats to cut out the French store-ship Dorado out of the harbour of Arcasson ; unfortunately she ran aground on leaving the harbour and had to be burnt.
Jun-Aug 1812 details of various operations carried out by the Venerable, Magnificent, Surveillante, Rhin, Medusa and Lyra, in collaboration with the Spanish off the north coast of Spain in expelling the French from their country.
Plymouth 13 Oct 1812 Came in from Bilbao with dispatches.
Plymouth 14 Nov 1812 Has captured and sent in the American schooner Independence, letter of marque, bound from Bordeaux to New York, after a long chase.
Plymouth 22 Mar 1813 Has detained and sent in the American schooner Messenger, from Bourdeaux, bound to Philadelphia,
Plymouth 2 Apr 1813 Has detained and sent an American ship, from Bourdeaux, up the River to London.
Plymouth 10 Apr 1813 Has detained and sent in an American ship from New York, for Bourdeaux.
Plymouth 19 Apr 1813 Has detained and sent in an American schooner, from New York to Bourdeaux.
Portsmouth 12 May 1813 Arrived from Corunna.
Portsmouth 25 Jul 1813 Arrived from off Cherburgh.
Portsmouth 28 Jul 1813 Sailed for off Cherburgh.
Portsmouth 6 Aug 1813 Arrived from off Cherbourg.
Portsmouth 9 Aug 1813 Sailed to blockade Cherburgh.
Portsmouth 23 Aug 1813 Sailed for Cherburgh.
Portsmouth 2 Sep 1813 Arrived from off Cherburgh.
Portsmouth 9 Sep 1813 Sailed for off Cherbourg.
Portsmouth 14 Sep 1813 Arrived from off Cherburgh.
Portsmouth 27 Sep 1813 Arrived from off Cherbourg.
Portsmouth 30 Sep 1813 Sailed for the coast of France.