HMS Conway

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Conway, 1814
Type: 6th rate ; Armament 20
Launched : 1814 ; Disposal date or year : 1825
BM: 451 tons

23 Nov 1814 arrived Portsmouth from the River.

22 Oct 1819 A ship's boat was swamped alongside at Cape of Good Hope and a midshipman and four men drowned.

18 Aug 1819 departed Trincomalee for the Cape and England.

23 Oct 1819 the Second Master and 2 men died at Cape of Good Hope when assisting the merchant vessels Elizabeth and Fenniscowles, wrecked there ; both crews saved.

8 Nov 1819 departed St Helena for Plymouth.

26 Dec 1819 Is reported to have arrived Plymouth from the East India station.

30 Dec 1819 departed Plymouth for Portsmouth.

30 Dec 1819 arrived Portsmouth from Plymouth and by the 1st had come into the harbour to be paid off.

30 Jul 1820 departed Portsmouth for the South America station, where she is expected to be employed surveying ports and islands in the Southern Pacific Ocean &c.

11 Oct 1820 the Admiralty announced that the commanding officers of the following vessels now cruising on the South America Station, ie the Owen Glendower, Hyperion, Creole, Conway, Slaney, and Alacrity, 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.

27 Nov 1821 Is in commission and based in the Brazils.

1 Oct 1822 Is stationed on the South American station, according to the Navy List.