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Cormorant, ex-Blenheim ; 1804
Type: Sloop ; Armament 16
Purchased : Jun 1804 ;
Disposal date or year : 4 Dec 1817
BM : 328 tons ;
1803-4 one of about 20 ship-sloops purchased into the Service, primarily for convoy duties.
Circa 23 Jun 1804 Capt James Stewart apptd to the Cormorant.
Circa 29 Sep 1804 it has been reported in the Hampshire Telegraph that the Cormorant is understood to be on shore near Husum, Schleswig-Holstein, but no details are known.
May 1805 North Sea
Portsmouth 14 Jan 1810 departed with the West-India convoy.
Portsmouth 28 Jul 1811 arrived with a convoy from the Downs.
Plymouth 3 Aug 1811 Came in with convoy from Lisbon, put back from the Channel by a unfavorable wind.
Portsmouth 11 Oct 1811 arrived from the Mediterranean.
Deal 1 Mar 1812 departed for Portsmouth.
Portsmouth 1 Mar 1812 arrived with a convoy from the Downs.
Deal 19 May 1812 arrived from the westward, and departed for the River.
Portsmouth 17 Nov 1812 departed for Lisbon.
Portsmouth 20 Apr 1813 departed with the East India convoy.
Portsmouth 18 Dec 1813 arrived from the Cape of Good Hope (5 Sep), and from St Helena (3 Oct).
Portsmouth 2 Jan 1814 departed for the Downs.
Portsmouth 3 Jan 1814 departed for Woolwich.
Portsmouth 30 Mar 1814 arrived from Woolwich.
Portsmouth 26 Apr 1814 departed with the Medina, Wolverine and a convoy for Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Quebec, and New Brunswick.
2 May 1814 departed Torbay with the Medina, Wolverine and a convoy for Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Quebec, and New Brunswick.
10 Jun 1814 Wolverine, Capt. Kerr, arrived Halifax with the Cormorant, and that part of the convoy bound for Nova Scotia, Medina having separated for Newfoundland.
Portsmouth 7 Aug 1814 arrived from the coast of America.
Plymouth 21 Nov 1814 arrived with a convoy of transports with the 12th regiment from Cork.
Plymouth 17 Jun 1815 departed on a cruise.
Navy Office 19 Aug 1817 Ordered to be sold.