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STATIRA (38) Built in 1807, Northam.
Wrecked in 1815.

  • 1807 Capt. R. H. BROMLEY, to North America on 13 November.
  • 1808 Ditto, coast of Spain. She sailed for home on 6 April.
  • 1809 Capt. C. W. BOYS, with Sir Richard STRACHAN in the Scheldt.
    On the afternoon of 11 August Capt. STUART of LAVINIA led HEROINE, AMETHYST, ROTA, NYMPHEN, AIGLE, EURYALIS, STATIRA,DRYAD and PERLIN through the West Scheldt, passing the batteries between Flushing and Cadsand.
    The frigates were under the enemy's fire for nearly two hours.
    Although two were killed and nine wounded on the other ships, STATIRA had no casualties.
  • 1811 Capt. Hassard STACKPOOLE, Leeward Is.
    In 1814 Capt. STACKPOOLE was killed in a duel with Lieut. Thomas Walbeoff CECIL of the ARGO (44) and Capt. Spelman SWAINE was appointed to STATIRA on 28 April 1814.
    (Lieut. CECIL was afterwards promoted into the ELECTRA sloop and died of yellow fever at Port Royal on 24 October 1814)
  • STATIRA returned to England and later took Sir Edward Pakenham, Major-General Gibbs and other military officers to New Orleans. She was sailing with a convoy from Bermuda to the Ile Dauphine to join Sir Alexander COCHRANE in February 1815 when she struck an uncharted rock off Cuba on the 26th.
    When all efforts to save her failed, the officers and crew were removed into a transport belonging to the convoy and she went down after half an hour.
    Capt. SWAINE returned to England as a passenger in the ASIA and was fully acquitted at the subsequent court martial.

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