HMS Hogue

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Hogue, 1811
Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 74
Laid down : Apr 1808 ; Launched : 3 Oct 1811 ;
Disposal date or year : 1865
BM: 1750 tons
Propulsion: Sail - Screw
Machinery notes: 450 h.p.
Notes:

Portsmouth 9 Mar 1812 arrived from the eastward.

Deal 9 Jun 1812 arrived from off Flushing.

Deal 21 Jun 1812 departed for off Flushing.

Deal 22 Sep 1812 departed for the North-Foreland.

Portsmouth 21 Dec 1812 arrived from the Downs.

Portsmouth 14 Jan 1813 departed for North America.

Plymouth 19 Jan 1813 Put into Cawsand Bay, on Saturday night, by contrary winds and stormy weather, and have since departed for Halifax.

30 Mar 1813 the Hogue captured the American schooner Friendship on the N.A. & W. Indies station : burnt.

31 Mar 1813 in company with the Valiant, when we saw the Nymphe re-capture the brig Eliza, from St. Kitt's, laden with rum.

5 Apr 1813, arrived Halifax the brig Eliza, Rossignol, of Jersey, departed St. Kitts, for London, 3 Mar., was captured by an American privateer the 18th ult., and recaptured by the Valiant, when in company with the Hogue and Nymphe in lat. 40° 51' ; long. 70° 31'.

7 Apr 1813 watering at Block Island with the Ramillies, Valiant, Shannon, Nymphe and Orpheus.

11 Apr 1813 captured the American brig Caroline on the N.A. & W. Indies station : sent to Halifax.

17 Apr 1813 the Nymphe captured the American ship Sally on the N.A. & W. Indies station : sent to Halifax..

17 Apr 1813, in company with the Nymphe, captured the ship Ann, from Boston, bound to Bourdeaux, with timber.

19 Apr 1813, Halifax, arrived the brig Dispatch, from Boston to Cadiz, detained by the Hoque 16 Apr 1813.

20 Apr 1813, in company with the Hogue, Rattler, and Curlew, captured the letter of marque brig Vivid, with an assorted cargo.

27 Apr 1813, arrived Halifax a prize to the Nymphe, Hogue, Rattler, and Curlew, the letter of marque brig Vivid.

28 Apr 1813 on the N.A. & W. Indies station, re-captured the English brig Æolus, initially bound from England to St. John's, Newfoundland : sent to Halifax, where she arrived 7 May.

28 Apr 1813 captured the American ship Henry, bound to Boston, on the N.A. & W. Indies station : sent to Halifax where she arrived 9 May.

2 May 1813, on the N.A. & W. Indies station, re-captured the English brig Catherine, initially from St. Barts, to England, was taken in the English Channel by the American privateer Montgomery. Sent to Halifax where she arrived 7th inst.

11 May 1813 captured the American brig Diomede on the N.A. & W. Indies station : sent to Halifax.

12 May 1813 captured the American ship Acteon on the N.A. & W. Indies station : burnt.

14 May 1813 captured the American brig Hiram on the N.A. & W. Indies station : sent to Halifax.

15 May 1813 captured the American brig Rasas King on the N.A. & W. Indies station : burnt.

16 May 1813 recaptured the English brig Ann Packet on the N.A. & W. Indies station : sent to Halifax.

18 May 1813 captured the American brigs Pilgrim, and Orion, and the Spanish brig Dolphin on the N.A. & W. Indies station : all sent to Halifax.

1 Jun 1813 arrived Halifax from a cruise, with the Cadiz newspapers.

23 Jun 1813 departed for Boston with the ship Frederick Augustus, with sick and wounded American prisoners.

27 Jun 1813, off Lunenburg, with another vessel, possibly the Bream, chased the recently successful American privateer Young Teazer into Mahone Bay, and then lowered her boats in chase whilst, after a while, the Y.T. exploded, presumably prematurely, since the explosion killed 24 of the 36 men on board.

30 Jun 1813 captured the Ship Minerva on the N.A. & W. Indies station.

Circa Jul 1813 captured the Brig Ellen, from St. Barts, for Portland, sent to Halifax, where she arrived on 11 Jul.

8 Jul 1813 captured the Brig Fanny on the N.A. & W. Indies station.

11 Jul 1813 captured the Sloop Minter on the N.A. & W. Indies station.

Circa Aug 1813 captured the Ship Roxana, on the N.A. & W. Indies station.

16 Aug 1813 captured the Ship Flor de Mar on the N.A. & W. Indies station.

19 Aug 1813 arrived Halifax, a brig from Ireland, taken by an American privateer, and re-captured by Hogue.

22 Aug 1813 arrived Halifax, an English brig bound to Mirimachi, N.B., taken by the American privateer Fox, and re-captured by Hogue and Tenedos.

22 Aug 1813 arrived Halifax, a Portuguese ship from Fayal, for Boston, with wine and redwood, detained by the Hogue

23 Oct 1813, arrived Halifax, with the Tenedos and Manley, from a cruise.

7-8 Apr 1814 ships' boats of the Hogue, Endymion, Maidstone and Borer destroyed a number of vessels, including 3 privateers, near Pettipague point, about 15 miles up Connecticut river.

11 May 1814, arrived Halifax, the schooner Sarah, from St. Barts, for the U.S., detained by the Hogue.

17 Jun 1814, arrived Halifax, the Portuguese ship Tedo, from Demerara to Boston, sent in by the Hogue.

21 Jun 1814, arrived Halifax, the Portuguese ship Voader, 41 days from San Salvadore for the US, sent in by the Hogue.

3 Jul 1814, arrived Halifax, from a cruise.

Portsmouth 20 Sep 1814 arrived from Halifax (22 Aug).

1830 Sheerness

2 Sep 1845, Admy. Order, to fit for steam guard ships. Reduced to 56 (26 x 42 pdr., 66 cwt., ; 26 x 32 pdr., 42 cwt. ; 2 x 56 pdr., 85 cwt. ; 2 x 8 inch., 65 cwt.)

20 Dec 1848 Steam Guard Ship, Sheerness

6 Apr 1851 Cove of Cork. Sent boats to Roches Bay to the rescue of the emigrant ship Favourite

14 May 1851 arrived Spithead from Queenstown. Crew will be paid and ship will undergo refit,

DNS of 26 May 1851. Victoria and Albert. Portsmouth, May 25. At about 6 o'clock on Friday night the Victoria and Albert, royal yacht, which had gone down to Cowes during the day, hoisted the royal and Prussian standards and embarked her Majesty and her royal foreign guests and conveyed them to Spithead, on a visit to the Vengeance, 84, Captain Lord Edward Russell, and the Hogue and Ajax, 60 gun screw steam ships, Captains M'Dougall and Quin. The royal party, under the customary salutes and the ceremony of manning yards, went on board the two first named ships and inspected them after which they returned to the royal yacht etc………..

30 Aug 1851 Lisbon

11 Mar 1854 departed Spithead, with the fleet, for the Baltic - see p. 413 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow

15 Apr 1854 captured Russian brig Patrioten [Prize Money per London Gazette of 21 Jul 1857].

16 Apr 1854 captured Russian merchant vessel Victor [Prize Money per London Gazette of 21 Jul 1857].

13 Jun 1854 the French fleet joined the British in the Baltic at Baro Sound - see p. 419-> at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow

Circa Jul 1854 the Lightning and Alban surveyed a channel between Lumpar and Ango Islands which was used on 28 Jul by the Edinburgh, Hogue, Amphion, Blenheim, and Ajax to approach fort Bomarsund - see p. 422 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow

11 Aug 1854 guns were landed and sent up to the British battery, in charge of parties of men under Lieutenants from the Edinburgh, Hogue, Blenheim, and Ajax - see p. 423-4 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow

4 Feb 1856 Devonport. Left for Falmouth

19 Feb 1856 Lieut AH Welsh apptd ; at Devonport

23 Apr 1856, Present at Fleet Review, Spithead ; Captain Ramsay, CB

1 Mar 1858 Commissioned at Devonport.

1860 Coast Guard Service, Clyde District, Greenock

1 Apr 1861 ADM 175 27 details Hogue for period until 30 Jun 1864 in Coast Guard Service for Clyde District.

1 Jan to 30 Jun 1864 (Relieved by the Lion on) Coast Guard Service, Home Station, at Greenock. Report of Measles onboard. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury.