HMS Redbreast

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Redbreast, <-1823->
Type: Revenue cruiser ; Armament -

26 Dec 1823 based at Freiston Shore. Captured a smuggling vessel in Boston Deeps, her crew escaping towards Gibraltar Point. The cargo of contraband consisted of gin tobacco and snuff etc.

18 Feb 1827 Lt. Jonathan Butcher apptd. to the Redbreast.

Nov 1841 based at Boston.

NB I have no knowledge regarding when vessels were built or broken up for the Revenue Service, so these notes may well cover one or more vessels.