HMS Raven

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Raven, 1829
Type: Survey cutter ; Armament 4
Launched : 21 Oct 1829 ; Disposal date or year : 1859
BM: 108 tons
Notes:

6 Nov 1829 arrived Plymouth from Milford : to be fitted as a tender.

14 Nov 1829 to be commissioned at Plymouth as a tender to the Hyacinth at Newhaven.

17 Nov 1829 commissioned at Plymouth as a tender to the Hyperion.

2 Jan 1830 departed Plymouth for Newhaven.

5 Jan 1830 arrived Portsmouth from Plymouth.

1 Jun 1830 arrived Portsmouth from a cruise.

25 Nov 1830 departed Portsmouth, Lieut. Wells, in command.

26 Nov 1830 arrived Portsmouth.

30 Nov 1830 departed Portsmouth.

12 Dec 1830 arrived Portsmouth.

16 Dec 1830 departed Portsmouth.

30 Mar 1831 arrived Portsmouth from Newhaven.

3 Apr 1831 arrived Portsmouth from Newhaven.

11 Apr 1831 arrived Portsmouth from Newhaven.

15 Apr 1831 departed Portsmouth for Newhaven.

17 Apr 1831 arrived Portsmouth from Newhaven.

19 Apr 1831 departed Portsmouth for Newhaven.

22 Apr 1831 arrived Portsmouth from Newhaven.

23 Apr 1831 departed Portsmouth for Newhaven.

26 Apr 1831 arrived Portsmouth from Newhaven, with stores.

28 Apr 1831 departed Portsmouth for Newhaven.

3 May 1831 arrived Portsmouth from Newhaven, with stores and discharged seamen.

6 May 1831 departed Portsmouth for Newhaven.

13 May 1831 arrived Portsmouth from Newhaven.

10 Oct 1831 commissioned at Portsmouth, by Lieut. W. H. Aslett (1825).

17 Jun 1832 departed the Gambia River.

11 Aug 1832 arrived Spithead from Teneriffe for a refit.

16 Aug 1832 taken into dock at Portsmouth to refit.

24 Aug 1832 taken out of dock, and will be refitted in preparation for re-joining the Aetna in the Mediterraneasn shortly.

15 Sep 1832 unexpectedly departed Portsmouth with despatches for Gibraltar, from whence she will sail for the squadron lying off Lisbon with the Aetna.

30 Sep 1832 arrived Gibraltar.

6 Oct 1832 was reported to be departing Gibraltar for Lisbon with the Meteor and Aetna, to join Adm. Parker's Squadron, lying on and off the Tagus.

9 Nov 1832 off Oporto.

23 Nov 1823 departed Oporto for Lisbon with despatches from the Senior Officer in the Orestes at Oporto, for Adm. Parker.

21 Aug 1833 arrived Portsmouth from Oporto.

7 Sep 1833 In harbour at Portsmouth.

10 Sep 1833 Paid off at Portsmouth and re-commissioned on the 11th.

16 Sep 1833 In harbour at Portsmouth.

19 Oct 1833 in harbour at Portsmouth.

12 Nov 1833 departed Portsmouth for the coast of Africa.

3 Dec 1833 departed Teneriffe for the Gambia River.

23 Dec 1833 Surveying Cape Roxo, Nr Gambia River.

9 Aug 1834 arrived Portsmouth from surveying the Islands in the Bijonga Archipelago on the west coast of Africa : departed from the Gambia 6 Jun, Cape Blanco 7 Jul, and St Michael's 22 Jul.

20 Aug 1834 Paid off at Portsmouth.

1 Nov 1834 is preparing at Portsmouth to survey the Canary Islands and is expected to go out to Spithead on Wednesday.

8 Nov 1834 Went out to Spithead, preparing for a survey of the Canary Islands and the shores of West Coast of Africa.

13 Nov 1834 departed Spithead for Madeira and Teneriffe.

12 Sep 1835 The survey ship Aetna and her tender, the cutter Raven, arrived Portsmouth Thursday from Teneriffe, having completed the survey of the Canary Islands. The Aetna remains at Spithead, whilst the Raven has come into the harbour.

26 Sep 1835 has been docked at Portsmouth.

3 Oct 1835 paid off and re-commissioned at Portsmouth today.

14 Dec 1839 in harbour at Portsmouth.

18 Apr 1840 departed Portsmouth on Tuesday for Plymouth.

19 Sep 1840 Clerk-in-Charge John Brickwood, appointed to the Raven.

1 Oct 1840 arrived on Saturday at Plymouth from a cruise,

30 Oct 1840 arrived at Portsmouth Tuesday with men from Liverpool.

5 Nov 1840 arrived Plymouth from Portsmouth on Friday, and has since departed for Liverpool.

21 Nov 1840 arrived at Plymouth, from Bristol, with 40 supernumeraries. When off the Scilly Isles, she experienced a tremendous storm which ripped her sails to pieces and had to heave her boats etc. overboard, and batten down the proverbial hatches.

2 Jan 1841 Assistant Surgeon James Harvey, appointed to the Raven.

30 Jan 1841 Clerk in Charge C. H. Niblett, appointed to the Raven.

12 Feb 1841 departed Plymouth for Portsmouth.

7 Jul 1841 arrived Portsmouth from Sheerness.

14 Jul 1841 Portsmouth, departed to Plymouth.

16 Jul 1841 Plymouth, The Raven cutter arrived on Friday with supernumeries from the Eastward.

21 Jul 1841 departed to the westward.

23 Mar 1842 departed Spithead for the Eastward.

5 Apr 1842 arrived Plymouth from Portsmouth.

17 Apr 1842 departed Plymouth for Portsmouth.

4 Jun 1842 arrived Plymouth from Chatham, with marines from the Comus, recently paid off.

5 Jun 1842 departed Plymouth for Portsmouth.

1 Oct 1842 departed Sheerness for Dublin, having been put at the disposal of the Lord Leiutenant.

20 Dec 1848 Quarantine service.

1850 Coastguard.