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Type: Sloop ; Armament 18
Launched : 1812 ; Disposal date or year : 14 Jan 1827
Disposal Details : Bilged in Holyhead Bay ; Com Samuel Sparshott
Plymouth Dock 5 Nov 1812 Sailed for Basque Roads.
11 Jul 1813 the Nimrod, Poictiers, and Maidstone re-captured the ship Louisa, 11 days out from Newfoundland, en route for Greenock, when captured by the American privateer York Town, arrived Halifax 19 Jul. 11 Jul 1813 the Nimrod, Poictiers, and Maidstone re-captured the H.M. Packet Manchester, 34 days from Falmouth when captured by the American privateer York Town, arrived Halifax 19 Jul. 17 Jul 1813 the Nimrod, Maidstone and Poictiers captured a American privateer ship York Town, 20 gun, 140 men, arrived Halifax 19 Jul. 19 Jul 1913, arrived Halifax the Nimrod, Capt. Mitchell, with the York Town.
22 Jul 1813 departed Halifax on a cruise.
Circa Jul 1813 the American privateer Polly detained the sloop Mary, of Halifax, which was re-captured by the Nimrod, and arrived back at Halifax 4 Aug., from St. George's Bay. 31 Jul 1813 captured the Sloop William and Ann. 11 Aug 1813 captured the Ship Republican. 13 Aug 1813 the Poictiers, Maidstone, and Nimrod captured the Brig Anna. Circa 4 Sep 1813, arrived Bermuda from a cruise.
7 Sep 1813, departed Bermuda, for Halifax.
14 Sep 1813, arrived Halifax from Bermuda.
Jamaica 22 Jan 1814 reported to be off Long Island.
14 Apr 1814 ships' boats of the Superb and Nimrod destroyed vessels as measured in the aggregate 2522 tons and a large cotton manufactory, &c., valued at $500,000, at Wareham, at the head of Buzzard's bay in the state of Connecticut.
19 Sep 1814 arrived Halifax, from New London, in 6 days.
20 Sep 1814 arrived Halifax the American schooner Maria, prize to the Nimrod.
16 Dec 1814, arrived Halifax, the brig Lady Provost, 55 days from Lisbon, for Newfoundland, captured by the American privateer Yankee, re-captured by the Nimrod.
Portsmouth 24 Aug 1815 To be paid off.
14 Aug 1820 rewards granted for the capture of the smuggling vessel Le Mars, [per London Gazette of 7 Aug 1821].
27 Nov 1821 is in commission and based on Leith.
Chatham 15 Jul 1822 Has been paid off.
Belfast 12 Aug 1825 it is reported that a boating accident had taken place in the Lough, in which Lieut. Everard and 3 seamen were drowned.
Plymouth 29 Dec 1825 Remains.
14 Jan 1827 Whilst bound from Cork for the Clyde was driven on shore and bilged in Holyhead Bay. Was got off and sold. The crew were all saved. Com. Saml. Sparshott.