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Red Dragon, 1921
NL Jan 1921 no details as to where based etc.
Type: Gun brig ; Armament 12
Launched : 27 Apr 1805 ; Disposal date or year : 1850
BM: 178 tons
May 1805 Building.
Portsmouth 4 Aug 1806 departed on a cruise.
Sheerness 16 Jan 1810 departed.
Yarmouth 20 Jan 1811 departed for the Nore.
Yarmouth 2 Apr 1811 arrived from the westward.
1 Aug 1811 whilst cruising off the coast between the Texel and the Elbe, the ships' boats of a small squadron were sent to the island of Nordeney with a view to cutting out a number of gun-boats.
Yarmouth 2 Sep 1811 arrived from Heligoland with prisoners.
Yarmouth 8 Sep 1811 arrived, to be repaired.
Yarmouth 16 Sep 1811 In harbour.
Yarmouth 29 Sep 1811 Remains.
Yarmouth 27 Jan 1813 departed for Heligoland.
Yarmouth 1 Sep 1813 arrived for Heligoland.
Early Oct 1813 - Jan 1814 Desirée, Shamrock, Hearty, Blazer, Redbreast and a number of gun-boats involved in operations in the Weser and Ems.
25-26 Dec 1813 through to 4 Jan 1814, involved in attacks on the fortress of Gluckstadt with the brigs Shamrock, Capt Marshall ; Hearty, Capt Rose ; Blazer, Capt Banks ; Piercer, Lt Kneeshaw ; and Redbreast, Sir George Keith ; gun boats No. 1, Lt Hanmer ; 2, Mr Thomas Riches, Mate ; 3, Lt Seale ; 4, Lt Tallock ; 5, Mr. John Hallowes ; 8, Lt Soper ; 10, Lt Romney ; and 12, Lt Henderson. For details see the London Gazette of 2nd and 6th Jan 1814 ; 16844.
1815 Customs hulk.
1830 Lazaretto (Quarantine/Hospital Ship), Liverpool
20 Dec 1848 Quarantine service, Liverpool.