HMS Christian VII

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Christian VII, 1807-1838
Type: Former Danish 80 ; Armament 98
Launched : 1803 ; BM: 2131 tons
Notes:

15 Aug - 20 Oct 1807 taken in accordance with the terms of the capitulation following the siege of Copenhagen. Initially to be re-named Blenheim, but in the end she retained her Danish name.

Plymouth 30 Dec 1809 Is reported to have taken a large Portuguese ship from the Isle of France.

10 Jan 1810 ships' boats captured one chasse-marée, and destroyied a brig, schooner, and two chasse-marées, all valuably laden.

20 Jan 1810 ships' boats captured one chasse-marée, and destroyied a number of other vessels, a part of a convoy.

13 Feb 1810 ships' boats captured a number of armed boats and destroyed three grounded chasse-marées.

Deal 29 Aug 1811 departed with livestock and other provisions for off Flushing.

Deal 16 Oct 1811 arrived from off Flushing.

Deal 5 Nov 1811 Remains in the Downs, due to adverse winds.

Portsmouth 28 Dec 1811 arrived from the Downs.

Portsmouth 9 Apr 1812 Dropped down to St. Helen's.

Deal 2 Aug 1812 arrived from off Flushing.

Deal 9 Oct 1812 departed for off the Texel.

Portsmouth 29 Dec 1812 departed to cruise off Cherbourg.

Portsmouth 1 Jan 1813 departed to join the squadron off Cherburgh.

Portsmouth 7 Jan 1813 arrived from off Cherbourgh.

Harwich 20 May 1813 Remains in Hoseley Bay.

Deal 25 Jul 1813 arrived from off Flushing.

1830 Stangate Creek, River Medway as a Lazaretto or quarantine station.


Christopher, 1912
Type: Torpedo Boat Destroyer ; Armament 3 x 4 inch
Launched : 1912 ; Displacement: 938 tons
Notes:

30 May 1916 Left Pentland Firth - see p. 127 www.naval-review.org/issues/1919-1.pdf.