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Type: 2nd rate ; Armament 98
Launched : 1769 ; Disposal date or year : 1821
BM: 1876 tons
Portsmouth 2 Oct 1785 Has come into harbour.
14 Apr 1793, Queen 98, Rear-admiral Gardner, Captain John Hutt, Duke, 98, Captain the Honourable George Murray, Hector, 74, Captain George Montagu, Monarch 74, Captain Sir James Wallace, with one or two others, and a division of transports with British and French Royalist troops arrived at Martinique with a view to taking the island from the French, which ended in failure, and Rear-admiral Gardner's squadron returning to England.
Jul 1793 Queen and Surprise privateer captured the French privateer Ami de Planteur.
2 May - 1 Jun 1794 Departure of the Channel Fleet from St. Helen's, and the lead up to actions and manoeuvres with the French fleet. 29 May - 1 Jun., what was to be known as the Battle of the Glorious 1st June commences, resulting in the capture of six sail of the line and one sunk. Review of the part performed by each British ship engaged. 13 Jun, the fleet arrived back in home ports.
14 Feb 1795 the Channel fleet sailed from Torbay for a brief cruise and to see various convoys safe out of the Channel.
12 Jun 1795 the Channel Fleet, under Lord Bridport, including the Queen, Vice-adm. (b.) Sir Alan Gardner, Captain William Bedford, sailed from Spithead for Quiberon bay. 22 Jun sighted the French fleet to west of Belle-Isle, and finding the French admiral had no wish for a fight, ordered the Fleet in chase and to engage as ships came up. During the chase the former British 74, Alexander was retaken, along with the French 74s Tigre and Formidable (subsequently renamed Belleisle). And so ended the Battle of the Isle de Groix.
20 Sep 1795 Lord Bridport remained with his fleet off the coast protecting the ill-conceived Quiberon Bay expeditions until 20 Sep, when he returned with 2 or 3 ships to Spithead, leaving Rear-admiral Harvey in command.
15-16 Apr 1797 St. Domingo: operation mounted to capture or destroy the French 36-gun frigate Hermione, or Harmonie.
23 Jun 1798 arrived Port Royal, Jamaica.
Between Jun 1798 and Feb 1799 the boats of the Queen and Lark cut out a French privateer, name unknown, from Part Nieu, West Indies.
Between Jun 1798 and 10 Feb 1799 captured the Spanish privateer L'Aimable Marseilles, sloop, 4 guns, 40 men, on the Jamaica station.
Circa 1 Sep 1800, Lt Hancock, late of the Queen, on the Jamaica station, is promoted to the rank of Master and Commander.
24 Sep 1800, Plymouth, by letters from Jamaica, of 3 Aug last, it appears that the August fleet of 170 sail, sailed from Bleufields the 1 Aug under care of the Queen, 98, 2 frigates, and the Busy, 18, and now arrived.
19 Apr 1805 To Mediterranean.
12 May 1805 the Queen and Dragon, with a convoy of troops from England rendez-vous with Nelson's fleet off Cape St.-Vincent: the Royal-Sovereign is detached to the convoy.
22 Aug 1805 arrived off Cadiz with 3 sail of the line.
2 Oct 1805 detached to Gibraltar for provisions and water.
30 Oct 1805 Canopus, Queen, Spencer, Tigre arrive from Gibraltar and having escorted a convoy up the Mediterranean.
Deal 13 Nov 1811 Arrived from the Nore.
Plymouth 21 Nov 1811 Arrived from Portsmouth.
Plymouth Dock 27 Nov 1811 Sailed for the Rochefort station.
Plymouth 6 Dec 1811 Sailed for Portsmouth.
Plymouth 9 Dec 1811 Arrived from the westward.
Plymouth 28 Dec 1811 Last week, in company with the Rhin, sighted two French frigates off the coast of France, to which they gave chase, but the frigates effected their escape into Brest.
Plymouth Dock 12 Jan 1812 Arrived from Rochfort station, and anchored in Cawsand Bay.
Portsmouth 14 Jan 1812 Arrived from off Brest.
Plymouth 13 Jan 1812 Put in last night from the eastward and sailed this morning to join the squadron off Brest.
Portsmouth 15 Jan 1812 Came up to Spithead.
Plymouth 29 Jul 1812 Arrived from off Rochefort.
Plymouth 31 Aug 1812 Sailed to the westward, for off Basque Roads.
Portsmouth 29 Aug 1813 Arrived from the Downs.
Deal 29 Sep 1813 Remains in the Downs.
Portsmouth 28 Nov 1813 Sailed with a convoy for the West Indies.
Guadaloupe 11 Apr 1814 Remains.
St. Thomas's 4 May 1814 Sailed with a convoy for Great Britain.
Portsmouth 28 Jun 1814 Fitting to bring back the remaining troops from France.
Portsmouth 4 Jul 1814 Will be paid to-morrow, and proceed for the purpose of bringing home troops.
Portsmouth 6 Jul 1814 Sailed for Bordeaux, to bring home troops to England.
Portsmouth 27 Jul 1814 Arrived from the Garonne, with Coldstream Guards.
Portsmouth 12 Aug 1814 Sailed for Plymouth.
Plymouth 15 Aug 1814 Came in from Portsmouth.
Palermo 26 Dec 1815 Remains.