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Nyaden (aka Nijaden), 1807
Type: 5th rate ; Armament 36
Taken : Copenhagen 1807 ; Disposal date or year : 1812
Portsmouth 4 Sep 1811 Went into harbour.
Portsmouth 18 Sep 1811 Will take convoy for Malta.
Portsmouth 20 Sep 1811 Sailed for Sicily.
Portsmouth 1 Oct 1811 Arrived Cowes Roads.
Portsmouth 10 Oct 1811 Detained in Cowes Roads.
Cowes Roads 17 Oct 1811 Sailed with the Portugal and Mediterranean convoys.
Cowes and Yarmouth roads 20 Nov 1811 Sailed with the convoys for the Mediterranean, Lisbon, and Halifax, long detained by foul winds.
Lisbon 1 Mar 1812 sailed for England with mail.
15 Mar 1812 Nijaden chased by a French squadron that had escaped from Lorient, but evaded them, and by her signals, prevented a number of homeward-bound Indiamen from becoming prizes to the French.
Plymouth 23 Mar 1812 Arrived with mail from Lisbon having been chased by a French squadron of 5 sail of the line and a brig on the 14th.
Plymouth 25 Mar 1812 Sailed on a cruise.
Type: Cargo carrying vessel ; Armament : 1 x 4" Q.F , 1 x 6-pdr., 1 Maxim
Converted : 1914 ; Displacement : 1000 tons
Acquired on the outbreak of war from Uganda Railway Flotilla of Steamers operating on Lake Victoria Nyanza - see p. 288-317 www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-2.pdf.