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Type: Sloop ; Armament 18
Launched : 1 Jun 1821 ; Disposal date or year : 1851
BM: 398 tons
Smyrna 7 Oct 1821 In port.
Missolonghi 27 Jan 1826 Carried a message between the warring Turkish and Greek authorities at Missolonghi.
Circa Oct 1826 Landed marines on the island of Andros and after scouring the coast for several hours they found and burnt 3 small pirate vessels.
Malta 12 May 1827 Employed protecting British trade in the Archipelago, at Alexandria, and around the coasts of Syria and Caramania.
1827 the diplomatic and political situation which led the Battle of Navarin.
14 Oct 1827 state of the Allied Fleet off the Bay of Navarin and the numbers of Turkish vessels present. See also p. 256-> at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow.
20 Oct the Allied Fleet entered the Bay of Navarin and anchored opposite their Turkish equivalents, and shortly afterwards, following some sporadic firing, the battle became general. Numbers of allied personnel killed and wounded at the Battle of Navarin (a.k.a. Navarino), and the names of British Officers killed and wounded. Medals granted to all surviving Officers, seamen and marines (and soldiers who served as marines) per order of 7th June, 1848. † Prize Money see Sep 1834.
Malta 29 Nov 1827 Refitting.
Malta 29 Dec 1827 Sailed for England.
Portsmouth 31 Jan 1828 Arrived from Navarino.
Portsmouth 2 Feb 1828 Remains at Spithead.
Portsmouth 6 Sep 1828 In the harbour.
Rio de Janeiro 20 Dec 1828 Was reported due to sail for the Cape of Good Hope.
Bermuda 26 Apr 1829 About to sail for Havannah.
Yarmouth 8 Sep 1829 The newspapers of the day carry two letters thanking the officers and crew of the Rose in providing assistance to the brig Vermont, and the late bark Industry.
Halifax 7 Sep.1829 Has arrived from a cruise in the Bay of Fundy.
Halifax 19 Oct 1829 To remain here during the winter.
Bermuda 30 Oct 1829 Refitting.
Portsmouth.12 Dec 1829 Is reported to be wintering at Halifax.
Bermuda 3 Apr 1830 At Halifax.
Bermuda 7 May 1830 Refitting.
Halifax 23 Aug 1830 Arrived from the St. Lawrence.
Halifax 5 Sep 1831 Refitting.
Portsmouth 20 Jul 1833 To be brought forward for commission.
21 Sep 1834 In lat. 5. 55. N., long. 19. 18. W., bound to the East Indies with despatches.
† 30 Sep 1834 prize money for Navarin due for payment from 1 Oct 1834 - see London Gazette of 30 Sep for for details www.gazettes-online.co.uk.
2 Nov 1834 arrived at the Cape of Good Hope
11 Nov 1834 departed the Cape for Bombay.
Bombay 17 Mar 1835 was reported to be at Malacca
Singapore 30 Oct 1835 arrived from a cruise.
1 Nov 1835 sailed for Penang.
Singapore 5 Dec 1835 arrived from a cruise in a search for pirates.
Calcutta 31 Mar 1836 arrived from Singapore.
Madras 24 May 1836 arrived from Kedgeree and sailed on 11 Jun on a cruise.
4 Aug 1836 reported to be on the Malabar coast.
Trincomalee 30 Jul 1836 the Algerine sailed in company with the Rose, for Madras.
Bombay 25 Nov 1836 sailed on a cruise.
Portsmouth 12 Nov 1837 arrived from Madras (15 Jul) ; Cape of Good Hope (11 Sep) ; St Helena (25) ; and Ascension (2 Oct).
13 Nov 1837 departed Portsmouth for Sheerness to be paid off.
28 Jul 1839 Portsmouth Purser John Colwell, appointed from the Rose, to the Phoenix steamer. 10 Aug 1839 Purser Thomas Littleton, appointed to the Rose. 21 Dec 1839 is ordered from the north coast of Spain to Rio do Janeiro. Mr. Bartlett to Viscount Palmerston, Santa Cruz, 6 Jan 1840 (Received February 11th.).
My Lord, On Saturday the 14th inst., the Rose, bound to Rio Janeiro, arrived here for a supply of water, having had a long passage of 28 days, from Pasages, on the north coast of Spain. Commander Christie was not aware of the extent to which he is authorised to interfere for the suppression of the Slave Trade, by the Act 2 and 3 Vict. ; and according to the terms of your Lordship's circular letter, dated 2 Nov 1839, I presented those documents for his perusal, and he took copies of them for his guidance. I trust I have acted consonantly with your Lordship's views, in sending to me those papers. (Signed) Richard Bartlett,
Some days prior to the 17 Feb 1840, arrived at Rio de Janeiro from Santa Cruz, with her arrival apparently thwarting an attempt by Portuguese slave traders making an attempt to cut out the hulk Nova Piedade from the harbour at Rio de Janeiro.
18 May 1840 arrived at Montevideo, from Rio de Janeiro. 10 Dec 1840 at Rio Janeiro. 13 Jan 1841 at Rio Janeiro. 26 Feb 1841 detained in lat. 13° 7' 57" S., long. 37° 50' W., and taken to Bahia before arriving at Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian slave brig Nova Aurora, Joao Jozé Peinoto, master, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Brazilian Mixed Court of Commission, Rio de Janeiro, and on 15 Apr 1841 sentenced to be restored to her master.
29 Mar 1841 detained the slave vessel Vinte a Quatro de Julho, which was sent for adjudication to the Vice-Admiralty Court at the Cape of Good Hope, and sentenced to be condemned. 8 Feb 1844 Prize money arising due for payment.
30 Jun 1841 left Bahia for Rio Janeiro. 29 Aug 1841 left Pernambuco for Demerara. 21 Sep 1841 arrived at Bahia from a cruise. 3 Dec 1841 detained in lat. 23° 35' S. long. 43° 7' W., the Brazilian slave brig Convencao, A. F. C. de Vasconcellos, master, which was sent for adjudication to the British and Brazilian Mixed Court of Commission, Rio de Janeiro, and on 30 Dec 1841 sentenced to be restored to her Master.
9 April 1842 detained in the slave vessel Nove Irmaos, which was sent for adjudication to the Vice-Admiralty Court at British Guiana, and sentenced to be condemned. 19 Sep 1844 Prize money arising due for payment.
1846 West Indies and North America Station.
Jan 1848 Sheerness.
20 Dec 1848 Sheerness.