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Type: 5th rate ; Armament 38
Taken : 27 Jul 1806 ; Disposal date or year : 1884
BM: 1080 tons
27-28 Jul 1806 after a long chase the Mars captured the French frigate Rhin off Rochefort : the Rhin was purchased into the service.
22 Mar 1810 captured the French privateer Navarrois in the Bay of Biscay.
29 Sep 1810 captured the French privateer San Josef off the Lizard.
9 Oct 1810 captured the French privateer Comtesse de Montalivet at sea.
Feb 1811 captured the French privateer Brocanteur.
Plymouth 5 Feb 1811 Sent in the French brig Brocanta, a prize.
Plymouth 6 Feb 1811 Sent in the French letter of marque Bacchante, late of Bourdeaux.
Plymouth 15 Apr 1811 Came in a prize taken on the coast of Spain.
Corunna 5 Jun 1811 arrived to victual.
Plymouth 15 Sep 1811 arrived from the coast of France.
Plymouth 23 Oct 1811 Went into the Sound.
Plymouth 28 Oct 1811 departed to join the squadron off Brest.
Falmouth 29 Oct 1811 arrived from Plymouth.
Falmouth 4 Nov 1811 departed on a cruise.
9 Nov 1811 captured the French privateer Courageuse.
Plymouth 13 Nov 1811 arrived with a dismasted brig from Belfast for London, in tow.
Plymouth 18 Nov 1811 departed on a cruise.
Plymouth 19 Nov 1811 departed.
Plymouth 6 Dec 1811 departed for the coast of France.
Plymouth 8 Dec 1811 departed for Boulogne Roads.
Plymouth 9 Dec 1811 Sent in the French privateer Le Courageux, captured yesterday forenoon.
Plymouth 28 Dec 1811 Last week, in company with the Queen, sighted two French frigates off the coast of France, to which they gave chase, but the frigates effected their escape into Brest.
Plymouth 2 Apr 1812 Sent in the American brig Eclipse, from Baltimore to Bordeaux, detained on the 27 Mar., having departed from Corunna on the proceeding day.
Jun-Aug 1812 details of various operations carried out by the Venerable, Magnificent, Surveillante, Rhin, Medusa and Lyra, in collaboration with the Spanish off the north coast of Spain in expelling the French from their country.
Plymouth 3 Sep 1812 arrived from the westward, with a French sloop.
Plymouth 8 Oct 1812 Went up the harbour to be refitted ; lately arrived from the coast of Spain.
Plymouth 27 Nov 1812 departed.
Plymouth 13 Jan 1813 Detained and sent in an American ship from New York to Bourdeaux.
Plymouth 6 Feb 1813 arrived from a cruise off the Western Islands, having captured and brought in the American ship Print, from Boston, bound to Bayonne.
Havannah 14 Feb 1814 departed with a convoy for Bermuda and England.
Barbadoes 2 Apr 1814 Remains.
5 Jun 1814 captured a U.S. privateer, the 16 gun schooner Decatur.
Portsmouth 24 Sep 1814 arrived from Jamaica, having protected the trade up the Bristol and Irish Channels.
Cork 23 Sep 1814 departed for England.
Portsmouth 4 Oct 1814 Has departed for Plymouth, to be repaired.
Plymouth 6 Oct 1814 arrived from Portsmouth.
Plymouth Dock,9 Nov 1814 departed on a cruise.
Plymouth 14 Dec 1814 arrived from a cruize to the Westward.
Plymouth Dock 17 Dec 1814 Parted her cables in the gale.
Falmouth 11 Mar 1815 arrived from a cruise.
Portsmouth 20 Apr 1815 arrived with troops on board from Falmouth.
Deal 24 May 1815 arrived from Plymouth with troops for Ostend.
Plymouth 6 Jun 1815 Has detained and sent in the French brigs Alexis and L'Alliance, from Rouen, bound for Brest, with timber.
Plymouth 10 Jun 1815 French brigs Alexis and Alliance released.
Plymouth 4 Jul 1815 Has detained and sent in the French brig Nulainie, from St. Maloes, bound to Brest with timber.
Torbay 23 Jul 1815 arrived last evening from a cruise and departed again.
Plymouth 15 Aug 1815 departed to the eastward.
Jul 1830 Sheerness.
20 Dec 1848 Quarantine Service, Standgate Creek.
1860 Quarantine Service, Standgate Creek, R Medway.
1870 Quarantine Service, Standgate Creek, R Medway.
1879 The Thames. Lent to the Corporation of the City of London for Sanitary purposes.