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Type: French frigate ; Armament 60
5 July 1845 At Tahiti
30 Aug 1845 The master of the Falcon reports: at Papeiti all was quiet, although the natives still remained under arms in their camps. Reiatea, the residence of Queen Pomare, was still kept under blockade by the French.
When the Falcon left Papeiti the following vessels were lying there: the French frigate Uranie, HMS Salamander, the US whalers General Jackson, Washington, George and Columbia. The brig Ontario was just entering the harbour when the Falcon left.
The only vessels at Honolulu were HMS Talbot, 28, HMS Basilisk, and an American store-ship.
HMS Daphne, 18, arrived at Port Apia on 26 July, and having landed Mr Pritchard, as British Consul of the Navigator Islands, proceeded to Auckland, NZ, after a detention of only 24 hours.
22 Aug 1846 The Portenia brings no additional news from Tahiti; the French frigates Uranie and Héroine were lying there, also La Fortune storeship. and M. steamer Salamander. The Portenia touched at Norfolk Island, at which place the Government barque Lady Franklin was still remaining; no further outbreak had occurred with the prisoners, but the rioters were yet kept in irons. Saw the China, from Hobart Town, with troops, last Friday se'nnight, off Port Stephens, bound for Calcutta.
Early 1847 Tahiti