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Type: Ship ; Armament 24 (22 carronades, 18-pdrs ; 2 sixes) - although also described as an 18.
Taken : 4 Jun 1805 ; Disposal date or year : 1810
BM: 490 tons
4 Jun 1805 Loire's ship's boats capture the fort at Muros, the French privateer Confiance ; the privateer brig Belier, and a Spanish merchant brig. The Confiance was purchased into the Service.
18 Aug 1807 ship's boats cut out the lugger privateer Reitrada.
Early Nov 1807 departed as a part of a squadron under R.-Adm. Sir W. S. Smith, for the Tagus, where they commenced a blockade on the 17th.
29 Nov 1807 escorted the Portuguese Royal Family to lat. 37° 47' N., long. 14° 17' W., where, having detached 3 ships, R.-Adm. Smith returned to blockade the Tagus, now occupied by a Russian squadron, where he was joined by a squadron under Commod. P Halkett.
13 Feb 1808 ship's boats captured the French gun-vessel No. 1, off the Tagus.
Jun 1808 off the island of Trinidada, in the South Atlantic, in lat. 20° 34' S., long. 28° 22' W., per p. 231, in company with the Hyacinth, per p. 231, Naval Chronicle, vol 37, 1837.
8-15 Dec 1808 with 2 Portuguese brigs and troops formed a part of an expedition to take possession of the district of Oyapok in French Guyane, and on the 15th reduced that of Approuak.
6 Jan 1809 the expedition next proceeded to take possession of the French settlement of Cayenne.
22 Nov 1809, Portsmouth, passed up the Channel with a convoy from Brazil.