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Purchased for voyages of discovery : 1793 ;
Disposal date or year : 1815
26 Aug 1800 Plymouth, arrived the Cerberus, 32 ; and Reliance, 14, after a fine passage, with the East Indiamen : Earl Howe, Earl Mornington, Caledonia, from Bengal ; and Hercules from Bombay.
26 Feb 1800 the Reliance, Captain Waterhouse, left Port Jackson, New Holland, when the settlement was in good order, and the harvest well got in, imported goods being very expensive. Returned to England via Cape Horn in winter time and experienced "dreadful weather," arriving at St. Helena after a passage of 3 months, where the East Indiamen Earl Howe, Earl Mornington, Caledonia, from Bengal ; and Hercules from Bombay, joined her for the passage home to England, being joined by the Cerberus between the Western Islands and Cape Clear.
26 Aug 1800 Plymouth, arrived the Cerberus, 32 ; and Reliance, 14, with their convoy after a fine passage, the Reliance arriving after 11 weeks from St. Helena.
17 Sep 1800 Portsmouth, departed the Reliance, with a convoy for the Downs.
1800 reduced to Harbour service ?
25 Aug 1801 came down the River to Sheerness, the Reliance, receiving ship, from Deptford.
May 1805, Sheerness, Receiving Ship.