HMS Chanticleer

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Chanticleer, 1808
Type: Brig - Surveying Vessel ; Armament 2
Launched : 1808 ; Disposal date or year : 1871

20 Jan 1811 departed Yarmouth for the Nore.

28 Jul 1811 arrived Yarmouth.

2 Sep 1811 Chanticleer and Manly in action with three Danish men of war, during which the Chanticleer made good her escape and the Manly was captured.

10 Sep 1811 arrived Yarmouth from the Baltic, and departed for the Nore.

29 Sep 1811 departed Yarmouth on a cruise.

19 Oct 1811 arrived Yarmouth with dispatches.

24 Oct 1811 Remains in Yarmouth roads.

31 Oct 1811 departed Yarmouth on a cruise.

21 Nov 1811 arrived Yarmouth from a cruise.

9 Dec 1811 remains Yarmouth.

12 Dec 1811 arrived Deal from Yarmouth.

9 Jan 1812 arrived Yarmouth from a cruise.

28 Aug 1812 arrived Yarmouth from a cruise.

4 Oct 1812 arrived Yarmouth with a convoy from Heligoland.

25 Dec 1812 arrived Yarmouth from a cruise.

27 Dec 1812 departed Yarmouth for Heligoland, with convoy to the westward.

25 Apr 1813 arrived Yarmouth from Gottenburgh.

2 May 1813 departed Yarmouth with the Heligoland convoy.

10 Aug 1813 arrived Yarmouth with three prizes.

29 Sep 1813 Remains in the Downs.

3 Oct 1813 arrived Yarmouth.

7 Nov 1813 arrived Yarmouth from a cruise.

7 Mar 1814 arrived in the Humber to take charge of the next convoy for the Baltic.

28 Apr 1814 arrived Yarmouth from the Elbe.

15 May 1814 departed Yarmouth for the Humber.

30 May 1814 arrived Portsmouth from Bordeaux.

21 May 1815 arrived Portsmouth from America.

23 Oct 1821 reported to be at Zante, with the Seringapatam, Dispatch, Larne and Redpole, when the Racehorse departed Smyrna for England.

27 Nov 1821 is in commission and based in the Mediterranean.

14 Oct 1824 remains Devonport.

25 Oct 1825 Corfu, Lord Cochrane is daily expected here to intercept the Turkish supplies and reinforcements which are daily expected at Tripolitza (sic), and thus save what is left to the righteous cause of the Greeks. Sorry am I to say that Ibrahim Pacha has nearly overrun the Morea, and destroyed the villages and cattle. Missolonghi still holds out nobly, but it is not secure. The Greeks have offered to place themselves under our protection, on the same terms as the Ionian Islands are placed. The Cambrian, Capt Hamilton, has been to Modon, to effect an exchange between the son of the Bey of Maina, who was taken by Ibrahim at Navarin, and the Pacha of Napoli, who was taken by the Greeks. The Sybille, Capt Pechell, is cruising on the coast of Morea after pirates ; the Naiad, Hon Capt Spencer, is in the Archipelago ; the Rose has been employed these 2 months surveying the coast of Morea, principally in the Bay of Kolokythia ; the Medina is off Cerigo, her second master, Mr W Eshelby (of Portsea), is appointed Acting Master of the Rose ; Zebra, at Zante ; Chanticleer on the Ionian Station ; Weazle at Malta.Hampshire Telegraph - Monday 21 November 1825.

6 Jan 1827 employed in the Mediterranean.

5 Oct 1828 departed River Plate for Staten Island.

21 Oct 1828 arrived Staten Island and explored the island, made a number of experiments, and collected specimens.

10 Jul 1829 Is reported to have been surveying the coasts of New Zealand and South Georgia.

20 Jul 1829 off Cape of Good Hope.

25 Oct 1829 refitting at the Cape of Good Hope.

29 Oct 1830 arrived Trinidad from Para.

7 Dec 1830 departed Trinidad for Porto Cabello.

6 May 1831 arrived Falmouth from Chagres, Lieut. Horatio Thomas Austin, acting Commander, in command.

20 May 1831 departed Falmouth for Plymouth.

20 Jun 1831 at Woolwich. Commander Fitzroy is expected to return to the southern part of South America, to complete the survey of the late Commander Foster.

11 Jan 1832 the Hampshire Advertiser of 31 Mar 1832 reports that the R.H.S. has thanked Midshipman B.S. Fox, now of the Brisk, for jumping into the rapids of the River Chagres to save the life of his then commanding officer, Commander Henry Foster who had fallen overboard from the Chanticleer.

Feb 1842 Coast Guard vessel.

20 Dec 1848 Coast Guard Service in the Crouch.

1860 Coast Guard Service, Crouch River.