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Type: 5th rate ; Armament 32
Launched at Mistleythorn in 1782 ;
Disposal date or year : 1822
Tons (BM) : 679
15 March 1793 Action on the coast of Holland.
25 Mar 1793 at the Hague : the Captain writes to the Admiralty regarding the death of Lieutenant Western on 23 Mar and his burial yesterday at Dordrecht.
13 Jun 1793 captured the French privateer Robert in the Channel.
9 May 1795 the frigates Melampus, Diamond, Hébé, Niger and Syren, Captain Graham Moore, captured a valuable convoy off the coast of France.
2 Feb 1797 captured the French privateer Sans Peur.
1 Jan 1799, Capt. T. Le M. Gosselin. In the West Indies.
August 1799 the ships' boats of the Syren and Daphne burnt a French privateer, name unknown, on the coast near Cayenne.
Portsmouth circa 23 Jan 1800 having recently returned from the West Indies has now moved into the harbour from Spithead for a refit.
8 Feb 1800 a court martial was held on board the Gladiator at Portsmouth on a seaman, John Gray, belonging to the Syren for desertion, who was found guilty and was sentenced to 100 lashes and to forfeit all his pay.
20 May 1800, Portsmouth, sailed on a cruise.
15 Jun 1800, Portsmouth, arrived the Hercules, laden with pot-ashes and feathers, detained by the Syren.
21 Jul 1800, Portsmouth, arrived the Syren, from cruising off Havre de Grace, having been relieved by the Proselyte.
29 Jul 1800, Portsmouth, sailed the Cambrian, 44, San Fiorenzo, 44, Syren, 32, and two cutters, to attend his Majesty at Weymouth.
9 Oct 1800, Portsmouth, arrived the Cambrian, 40 ; San Fiorenzo, 40 : and Syren, 36, from Weymouth, where they have been attending their Majesties.
29 Nov 1800, Portsmouth, sailed the Syren, for Cork, to take the trade under convoy from thence to Jamaica.
May 1805 Plymouth, to repair in Ordinary.
Plymouth 20 Mar 1811 Sent in a French chase-maree, prize.