HMS Caradoc

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Caradoc, 1847
Type: Iron Gunboat ; Iron paddle sloop ; Armament 2
Launched : 3 Jul 1847 ; Disposal date or year : 1870
BM: 676 tons
Propulsion: Paddle
Machinery notes: 350 ; Speed ; 16 knots ;

Designed by Sir W. Symonds

20 Dec 1848 Steam Packet at Holyhead

20 Apr 1851 Lieutenant SH Derriman apptd in command of this ex-Holyhead steam packet, but now fitted for the Mediterranean Packet Service

30 Aug 1851 Mediterranean

Circa 7 Sep 1854 with the allied fleets, en route for the Crimea - see p. 411-> at

26 Feb 1855 at Balaklava.

25 May 1855, Kertch and Yenikale were captured, along with thousands of tons and coal and provisions, along with factories etc., by some 60 French and British vessels, and allied troops, for which no prize money appeared to be payable, contrary to the Queen's instructions. See Hansard for more details, and approval for a Parliamentary Grant in lieu.

1860 Mediterranean.

16 Jan 1863 Woolwich. Commissioned for Service in the Mediterranean.

1864 Mediterranean Station. Reports of Fevers onboard. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury.