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Scipion, 1805
Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 74
Taken : 4 Nov 1805 ; Disposal date or year : 1819
Notes:

29 Oct 1805 in search of the Rochefort squadron. 2 Nov Phoenix reported position of the French Squadron : the chase began. 3-4 Nov 4th, the frigates harass the French rear. The action. the French haul down their colours. Casualties. Prizes, including the Scipion, taken to Plymouth and added to the Service.

3 Aug 1811 a part of the fleet involved in the invasion of Java, which terminated with the surrender of Dutch and French forces on 16 Sep.

4 Nov 1813 arrived off Cape Sicie and on the 5th was involved in a skirmish with a French squadron off Toulon.

Deal 22 Sep 1814 arrived with a convoy of transports from the Mediterranean, now under quarantine.

Portsmouth 12 Oct 1814 Came into harbour to be paid off.

Portsmouth 27 Oct 1814 Is paid off.