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Type: Brig-sloop ; Armament 10
Launched : 23 Jul 1808 ; Disposal date or year : 1864
BM: 240 tons
Feb 1812 the French privateer Countess D'Emerisau upset in action with the Badger.
30 Oct 1813 captured the French privateer Aventure.
12 Feb 1814 a part of the fleet off Toulon which chased a French squadron into that port.
NB It would appear that the hired cutter of the same name may also have been operating in the same area ie Deal-Rompot, so some of the movements for that vessel may be been included here [click on next].
Deal 12 Oct 1814 Arrived with a convoy from the Mediterranean, and now under quarantine.
Deal 16 Oct 1814 Lost two anchors and cables in the Downs this morning, during a sudden squall.
Deal 17 Oct 1814 Sailed for Sheerness
Falmouth 25 Nov 1814 Arrived with the remains of her convoy, which parted in a gale.
Deal 8 Jan 1815 Came down from the river, and sailed for Portsmouth.
Falmouth 20 Mar 1815 Arrived with a convoy from Plymouth and Torbay to join the Warrior at this port.
Isle of Bute 3 Jan 1828 Rode out a gale.
The Tagus 15 Jun 1828 Remains.
Lisbon 8 July 1828 Sailed with refugees for England.
Madeira circa 16 Oct 1828 Was reported to be at Terceira.
St. Michael's, Azores 6 Dec 1828 Sailed for Plymouth.
Plymouth 15 Dec 1828 Arrived from St. Michael's to repair damage received when in collision with the merchant vessel Olive Branch whilst cruising off that place.
Halifax 3 Jun 1829 Arrived
Halifax 4 Jun 1829 Sailed for Bermuda.
Falmouth 15 Jul 1829 Arrived with mail.
Cape of Good Hope 20 Nov 1830 Arrived from Mauritius.
23 Jun 1832, Port Louis, Mauritius, the ship's marines support the civil authority ashore.
15 Sep 1832 at Mauritius.
Cape of Good Hope 24 May 1833 Arrived from Mauritius.
Cape of Good Hope 26 Jun 1833 Refitting.
Portsmouth 17 Nov 1833 Officers and crew have arrived home as passengers In the Charybdis. The Badger has been converted into a receiving ship,
1835 Mooring vessel, Cape of Good Hope.
11 Dec 1839, at Simon's Town, the Commander-in-Chief replies from on board the Badger when forwarding a letter to the Admiralty ; so the Badger would appear to be a little more than a simple mooring vessel and would appear to be somewhere where the Admiral is able to carry out his administration &c.
1860 Mooring Vessel, Cape of Good Hope.