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Drake, 1834
Type: Dockyard lighter (1854) ; late Mortar Vessel (1834) ;
Launched : 25 Mar 1834 ; Disposal date or year : 1867
BM: 109 tons
Notes:

20 April 1839 Portsmouth departed today with Admiral Durham's baggage and servants for Leith.

15 Dec 1841 Spithead, arrived from the eastward, and departed for Plymouth on Friday.

23 Dec 1841 Plymouth, tender to the Caledonia.

28 Dec 1841 departed Plymouth, for Portsmouth.

1854 Mortar vessel.

1855 Drake renamed Mortar Vessel 1.

1856 Renamed Sheppey, dockyard lighter