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CUMBERLAND (74) Built in 1807, Northfleet. Hulk 1830.
  • 1807 Capt. Hon. P. WHODEHOUSE, Nore.
  • 1808 Ditto, Mediterranean.
    On 21 October 1809 a French squadron sailed from Toulon to escort a large convoy with supplies for the army in Spain.
    Rear Ad. MARTIN's division consisting of CANOPUS, RENOWN, TIGRE, SULTAN, LEVIATHAN and CUMBERLAND, gave chase to them on the morning of the 24th. and on the 26th. drove two frigates ROBUSTE and LEON ashore at Frontignan.
    The French set them on fire to avoid capture.
    The convoy took refuge in Rosas Bay where they we Re attacked on the night of 31 October by the boats from TIGRE, CUMBERLAND, VOLONTAIRE, APOLLO, TOPAZE, PHILOMEL, SCOUT and TUSCAN.
    CUMBERLAND lost two men killed, John LEIGH, OS, and Thomas Gibson, marine.
    Fifteen were wounded, including Lieut. Richard STUART, John WEBSTER, master's mate, and W. H. BRADY, midshipman.
  • 1811 In April Edward HARVEY was acting as captain of CUMBERLAND when he was made post and removed to TOPAZE.
    Capt. R. W. OTWAY, Portsmouth.
  • 1812 Capt. Thomas BAKER, off Flushing.
    On 20 January 1814 BEDFORD ran CUMBERLAND on board in a heavy sea with a fresh wind.
    First the bowsprit went, then the foremast and finally the main and mizzen masts.
    Fortunately no one was killed but five were severely wounded, one man losing all the fingers from one hand and part of his nose.
    The hull was much damaged and she took shelter in Hosely Bay.
  • 1815 Ditto, Cape of Good Hope.
  • 1816 Chatham.

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