Hired Armed Brig Rowena

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Rowcliffe, 1799
Type: Hired armed vessel ; Armament 18
Hired : 1799 ; Disposal date or year : 1801 ?

6 Dec 1799 Portsmouth, departed Rowcliffe, Lt. Donavan, with several Russian officers, and a convoy for Guernsey.

4 Mar 1800 Portsmouth, arrived the Rowcliffe, 16, Lt. Donovan, from Guernsey.

9 Mar 1800 Portsmouth, departed with his Excellency Count Viomerille, Commander in Chief of the Russians, Colonel Gladlioff, and suite.

5 Apr 1800 Portsmouth, arrived with the Russian Commander in Chief, from Guernsey.

8 Apr 1800 Portsmouth, departed the Rowcliffe, Lt. Donovon, for Cowes, to take troops from thence to Guernsey.

6 Jun 1800 Portsmouth, departed for Guernsey.

1 Aug 1800 Mr. Fisher, of the Rowcliffe armed brig, is promoted to a surgeon, and appointed to the Wolverene, on the Marcou station (off Cape la Hogue).

8 Oct 1800 Portsmouth, arrived from Guernsey. Sir Hugh Dalrymple, and suite, came home passengers, and were landed at Weymouth.

17 Oct 1800 Portsmouth, departed with the Rambler, and 4 transports under convoy, for Guernsey, with troops.

22 Oct 1800 Portsmouth, departed with troops for Jersey.

23 Feb 1801 arrived Spithead from Plymouth.

2 Mar 1801 departed Spithead the Rowcliffe armed ship, Lt Donovan, for Jersey.

17 Jun 1801 arrived Spithead from Jersey.

27 Jul 1801 arrived Spithead from Jersey.

5 Aug 1801 at Spithead, appointed convoy for Channel Isles.

9 Aug 1801 departed Spithead with a convoy for the Channel Isles.

29 Aug 1801 arrived Spithead from Jersey.

10 Sep 1801 departed Spithead the Rowcliffe, Lt Donovan, for Jersey and / or Marcou with a convoy.

11 Nov 1801 arrived Spithead from the Channel Isles, to be paid off.

12 Nov 1801 came into harbour at Portsmouth.

Circa 25 May 1802 Lieutenant Donovan, late of the Rowcliffe, is appointed agent of a division of transports about to sail for America.

Rowena, 1808
Type: Hired armed brig ; Armament 10
Hired : 1808 ; Disposal date or year : 1809

5 Jan 1809 recaptured the Ranger.

8 Jul 1809 salvage money from the recapture of the Ranger due for payment.