HMS Cordelia

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Cordelia, 1808
Type: Sloop ; Armament 10
Launched : 1808 ; Disposal date or year : 1833
Notes:

29 May 1811 arrived into the Downs, driven from station by bad weather.

19 Jun 1811 departed Deal with a convoy for the River.

4 Jul 1811 arrived Deal from the westward.

28 Jul 1811 arrived Deal from a cruise.

1 Sep 1811 arrived Deal from a cruise.

25 Sep 1811 arrived Deal having been driven off her station by a gale.

26 Sep 1811 departed Deal to resume her station off the French coast.

9 Feb 1812 departed Deal with the outward-bound convoy for Portsmouth.

1 Mar 1812 departed Deal with convoy for Portsmouth.

24 Sep 1812 Came in to Dover the Robert and Sarah, from Cork, bound to London, captured by a privateer off Beachy Head, and recovered by the Cordelia.

19 Nov 1812 departed Deal on a cruise off the French coast.

12 Jul 1813 departed Portsmouth with a convoy for the Downs.

29 Nov 1813 departed Deal with a convoy for Portsmouth.

2 Dec 1813 arrived Portsmouth from a cruise.

18 Jan 1814 arrived Deal from a cruise.

28 Feb 1814 arrived Portsmouth from a cruise.

28 Mar 1814 departed Deal with the outward-bound convoys of East and West Indiamen, transports, coasters, and colliers, for Portsmouth.

4 Oct 1814 arrived Deal from the westward.

31 Oct 1814 arrived Portsmouth from the Downs, the Downs establishment being broken up.

7 Dec 1814 arrived Portsmouth from the Downs.

23 Dec 1814 departed Portsmouth with a convoy for Cork.

1 Jan 1815 arrived Portsmouth from Cork.

3 Jan 1815 departed Portsmouth with a convoy for Lisbon and the Mediterranean.

8 Jan 1815 arrived Portsmouth from Plymouth.

2 Feb 1815 departed Portsmouth on a cruise.

14 Feb 1815 arrived Torbay and departed again on a cruise.

18 Apr 1815 arrived Portsmouth from the coast of France.

17 May 1815 departed Portsmouth on a cruise.

2 Aug 1815 departed Portsmouth on a cruise.

28 Jul 1816 departed as a part of a fleet of 19 vessels from Plymouth Sound, for Gibraltar and the bay of Algiers.

9 Aug 1816 the fleet arrived at Gibraltar, where it joined the Dutch squadron, which had arrived the previous evening, and which, it was agreed, would join the expedition. Whilst at Gibraltar the fleet was victualled and preparations made for the forthcoming battle, with gunnery practice &c. taking place.

27 Aug 1816 circa 1400 hours, no reply having been received to Lord Exmouth's demands, the ships of the fleet took up their stations and the Battle of Algiers commenced, ceasing about 2200 hours. Account of casualties. Account of powder and shot expended. Conferences &c. held with the Dey following the battle regards the demands of the allies and settlements made : honours and awards. See also p. 226 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow.

3 Sep the fleet departed from Algiers for Gibraltar and England.

Medals granted to surviving officers, seamen and marines (and soldiers who served as marines) per order of 7th June, 1848

15 Jun 1828 reported to be cruising off Oporto.

17 Aug 1828 arrived Portsmouth from Lisbon and departed again on the 18th for Chatham.

circa 16 Oct 1828 passed Madeira for the purpose of cruising off Teneriffe in search of pirates.

23 Feb 1830 arrived Portsmouth from Gibraltar.

2 Jan 1830 departed Smyrna for Paras.

5 Jan 1830 departed Paras for Malta.

20 Jan 1830 departed Malta for Gibraltar.

11 Feb 1830 departed Gibraltar for Portsmouth.

23 Feb 1830 arrived Portsmouth from the Mediterranean.

23 Feb 1830 departed Portsmouth for Sheerness to be paid off.

26 Feb 1830 passed by Dover for Sheerness.

10 Jan 1831 departed Portsmouth for Bermuda, Commander Hotham, in command.

28 Feb 1831 arrived Bermuda from England.

8 Apr 1831 departed from Jamaica for a cruise.

6 Jun 1831 arrived Newfoundland from Halifax.

24 Jun 1831 arrived Halifax from Newfoundland and departed 26th for the Mediterranean.

30 Jul 1831 arrived Madeira from Halifax, and departed for Malta 1st Aug.

27 Oct 1831 arrived at Malta from Marseilles.

8 Jun 1832 with convoy bound westward through the Archipelago.

4 Sep 1832 reported to be at Smyrna.

5 Oct 1832 at Smyrna.

15 Oct 1833 arrived Portsmouth from Plymouth.

16 Oct 1833 departed Portsmouth but later returned due to the gale.

18 Oct 1833 departed Portsmouth for Chatham.

23 Nov 1833 sold out of the service for 400 at Chatham.