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Built by:Wells, Wigram & Green at Blackwall.
Yard No.160
Tonnage:1,571 37/94
Breadth:41' 11"
Depth:13' 3"
Built of:Pitch Pine.
Type:4th Rate Frigate.
Built for:H. M. Government.
Other info:Complement: 480 men and boys.
Cost Ł39,678 + Ł46 & Ł8 extra.
History:1813. Completed with 30 long 24-pounders on the first or “upper” deck, 26 carronades 42-pounders, and two, afterwards increased to four, long 24-pounders on the second or “spar” deck; total, at first 58, then 60 guns.
18th March 1814. Sailed from Portsmouth for Guernsey, Cork, and North America, Halifax and Nova Scotia.
11th April 1814. Sailed from Cork with the convoy for Newfoundland and Halifax.
28th May 1814. Arrived at Halifax, Nova Scotia.
17th December 1814. The US frigate ‘Constitution’ sailed from Boston.
19th December 1814. Sailed from Halifax bound off Boston.
22nd December 1814. Went in search for the ‘Constitution’.
24th December. Fell in with the ‘Newcastle’ and ‘Acasta’.
28th December 1814. In company with the ‘Newcastle’ and ‘Acasta’, captured the celebrated privateer ‘Prince of Neufchatel’.
4th January 1815. Off the Western Isles.
11th January 1815. Reported to be off Fayal.
21st January 1815. Sent the captured American privateer ‘Prince of Neufchatel’ into Penzance.
21st February 1815. Arrived at Santa Cruz, Teneriffe, from a cruise.
25th February 1815. Sailed from Santa Cruz, Teneriffe.
11th March 1815. With the ‘Newcastle’ and ‘Acasta’ sight the US frigate ‘Constitution in the harbour of Porto-Praya, island of Saint-Jago and sail in chase but lost sight of the ‘Constitution’ in the haze, although they did manage to re-capture the sloop ‘Levant’.
16th July 1815. Arrived at Portsmouth from Quebec with a convoy of transports.
22nd July 1815. Arrived at Portsmouth.
23rd July 1815. Sailed from Portsmouth.
11th September 1815. Being fitted out as port ships, with poops, containing Admiral’s cabins etc.
28th July 1816. Sailed from Plymouth Sound as a part of a fleet of 19 vessels for Gibraltar and the bay of Algiers.
9th August 1816. Arrived at Gibraltar, where it joined the Dutch squadron. Whilst at Gibraltar the fleet was victualled and preparations made for a forthcoming battle, with gunnery practice etc., taking place.
August 1816. Each ship was employed in fitting a gun-boat for each line-of-battle ship, and sending ashore the bulk-heads, luggage, and spare stores, from every ship, the Admiral reserving only a small trunk for himself.
14th August 1816. Sailed for Algiers, clear for action.
27th August 1816. The Battle of Algiers took place.
23rd September 1816. Arrived at Plymouth following the Battle of Algiers.
27th September 1816. Arrived at Spithead under jury masts, and one of her sides gives dreadful proof of her injuries in battle, being nearly stove in.
8th October 1816. Paid off at Portsmouth, and to undergo a complete repair at Sheerness.
8th February 1817. At Spithead.
9th November 1819. Sailed from Portsmouth for Spithead having fitted and stored for the East-India station.
25th June 1820. In the roads at Madras.
2nd June 1821. Sailed from Madras for Penang.
27th November 1821. In commission and based in the East Indies.
March, 1830. Broken up.
7th June 1848. Medals granted to surviving officers, seamen and marines (and soldiers who served as marines) who were at the Battle of Algiers.

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