HMS Carron

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Carron, 1813
Type: Sloop ; Armament 20
Launched : 1813 ; Disposal date or year : 6 Jul 1820
Disposal Details : Wrecked near Puri, India ; Com John Furneaux

Portsmouth 30 Mar 1814 departed on a cruise.

Portsmouth 3 Apr 1814 arrived from off Cherbourg.

Portsmouth 18 Apr 1814 Will sail to-morrow with the convoy for the Mediterranean, Lisbon, Oporto.

Portsmouth 26 Apr 1814 departed with a convoy for Spain, Portugal and the Mediterranean

12-15 Sep 1814 Hermes, Carron, Sophie and Childers attacked Fort Bowyer, about six miles to the eastward of Mobile point, during which the Hermes went aground and had to be burnt.

14 Dec 1814 distribution of head-money arising from the capture of American gun-boats and sundry bales of cotton, [per London Gazette of 26 Jun 1821].

Portsmouth 28 Sep 1818 departed for the East India station with specie for Calcutta.

Port Louis 2 Sep 1819 Is reported to be one of a number of vessels fitting at Bombay, to part in the expedition against the pirates in the Persian Gulf.

Late 1819 mentioned in the UK newspapers as going to be a part of an expedition to Ras-al-Khyma, Gulf of Persia, with the Eden and Curlew, where the works were taken and destroyed and all the piratical vessels in port were burnt or sunk. See p. 234 at

11 Oct 1820 the Admiralty announced that the commanding officers of the following vessels now cruising on the East Indies Station, ie the Leander, Liverpool, Topaze, Dauntless, Curlew, and Carron, have been supplied with their instructions, should the right circumstances arise, authorising them to detain Portuguese or Spanish vessels in accordance with the several Treaties with foreign powers for preventing the Illegal Traffic in slaves with those countries.

Trincomalee 28 Sep 1821 A report is received of her loss on the coast of Orissa, in the Bay of Bengal.