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Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 74
Purchased : Jun 1819 ; Disposal date or year : 1886
BM: 1760 tons ;
Propulsion: Sail - Screw
Machinery notes: 200
1 Jan 1820 built of teak.
26 Apr 1834 Preparing for service on the Lisbon station.
Portsmouth 7 Jun 1834 Arrived from Sheerness, for the Lisbon station.
Portsmouth 14 Jun 1834 Sails in a day or two for the Tagus.
Tagus 12 Jul 1834 The packet reports that she remains.
Lisbon 12 Oct 1834 In the Tagus.
Lisbon 26 Oct 1834 Remained.
14 Nov 1835 is reported to be at Lisbon.
25 Nov 1835 is reported to be at Lisbon.
Lisbon 19 Dec 1835 in the Tagus.
Lisbon 9 Jan 1836 seamen from the ship were sent ashore on Wednesday to help put out a fire at the Palace.
Lisbon 11 Sep 1836 in the Tagus.
Lisbon 29 Oct 1836 in the Tagus.
Lisbon 24 Oct 1836 a ship's boat carrying mail to the outward-bound mail ship came into contact with her paddle-wheels as she was brought alongside and was destroyed, throwing the 14 occupants into the River Tagus, to be rescued by local boatmen.
Lisbon 25 Jan 1837 in the Tagus where it is reported that influsenza was endemic amongst the British squadron, causing a number of deaths.
Lisbon 13 Feb 1837 flag ship of the British squadron in the Tagus, Vice Adm. WH Gage.
Lisbon 16 Apr 1837 reported to be in the Tagus.
24 Apr 1838, Portsmouth, departed for Quebec with Lord Durham and party, with the Dee and Charybdis.
13 Feb 1839 at Malta. 13 Feb 1839 Malta The Hastings, on her return from Mahon, is to remain at the disposal of the Queen Dowager. Jan-Feb 1839 Port Mahon, in consequence of the death of the Master of the brig Marnhull, John White. Captain Loch, of the Hastings, put Mr. Woodger on board to take her to Liverpool. 16 Mar 1839 at Malta. 18 May 1839 Portsmouth Up to the moment of our going to press there is no appearance of the Hastings, with the Queen Dowager on board Her Majesty was expected to leave Lisbon on the 7th inst. for England. 23 May 1839 Portsmouth arrived at Spithead with the Queen Dowager on board, from Lisbon and Vigo. 1 Jun 1839 Portsmouth All the articles supplied to the Hastings, 72 for the use of the Queen Dowager, are ordered to be landed at this dockyard : she is to be re-fitted as a sea-going line-of-battle ship. 15 Jun 1839 Portsmouth At Spithead. 1 Jul 1839 Captain F. E. Loch, late of the Hastings, appointed to Inspector-General of the Coast Guard, Scotland, vice Knight, deceased 28 Jul 1839 Portsmouth will be mustered to-morrow by Admiral Fleeming, paid wages on Monday, and sail for Lisbon on the following day. Midshipman C. D. B. Kennedy, and First Class Thomas Barnabas Hanham, appointed to the Hastings 2 Aug 1839 Portsmouth sailed for Plymouth and Lisbon. 8 Aug 1839 Plymouth, arrived on Sunday from Portsmouth, and sails to day for Lisbon. 23 Aug 1839 arrived Malta. 29 Sep 1839 sailed to join the fleet at Beshika Bay. 13 Oct 1839 Malta it is reported that the Pembroke was expected from Beshika Bay, where she was to be replaced by the Hastings. 12 Oct 1839 Malta sailed to join the squadron at Beshika Bay on Sunday last. 2 Nov 1839 Mate W. H Moubray, appointed to the Hastings 5 April 1840 Malta, is reported to have sailed from Smyrna to Vourla. 24 Jun 1840 with Sir John Louis' squadron beating up the Tenedos passage, en route for Vourla. 20 Jul 1840 sailed from Vourla on a cruise. 3 Aug 1840 arrived Eriseos, Mytelene. 7 Aug 1840 sailed round to Mytelene. 9 Sep 1840 arrived Beyrout, with the Ganges, Bellerophon, Thunderer, Zebra, Castor, Wasp, Phoenix, and Cyclops. 15 Sep 1840 captured Batroun - see p. 315 at at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow 1-2 Oct 1840 operations at Beyrout. See www.gazettes-online.co.uk of 17 Nov 1840.
21 Oct 1840 sailed from Beyrout for Malta. 4 Nov 1840 Malta arrived from Beyrout, with sick and wounded from the squadron. 23 Nov 1840 Malta, received pratique and was to be hove down to have her damages made good. 18 Dec 1840, reported to be at Malta. Aug - Nov 1840 Capture of Acre and operations on the coast of Syria. Turkish Medals awarded to the Officers and Men employed during the Campaign. 16 Oct 1844 those onboard between 9 Sep - 10 Oct 1840, and at the bombardment of St. Jean D’Acre, on the 3 Nov 1840, will be paid their respective proportions of the grant voted by Parliament for the said services.
2 Jan 1841 Lieutenant John A. Shears appointed to the Hastings ; Commander Douglas Curry, appointed to the Hastings ; 15 Mar 1841, at Malta, orders to return to England have been cancelled. 7 Jun 1841, arrived at Gibraltar, from Tarragona. 16 Jun 1841, Gibraltar, waiting a wind for England. 29 Jun 1841, had sailed from Gibraltar for England a few days previous. 20 Jul 1841, Plymouth, arrived from Malta. She is ordered to refit and return to the Mediterranean. 31 Jul 1841, Lieutenant Andrew Smith (b) appointed to the Hastings ; Purser George V. Oughton, appointed to the Hastings. 7 Aug 1841, Mate E. Lacey, appointed to the Hastings 10 Aug 1841, Charles Doyle Kennedy, Hastings, passed for Lieutenant at the Naval College. 14 Aug 1841, Lieutenant Douglas Reid, appointed to the Hastings ; 4 Sep 1841, Lieutenant Arthur Lowe (1831), Gunnery Lieutenant of the Hastings, promoted to Commander. 9 Oct 1841, Purser G. V. Oughton (from the Hastings), appointed to the Queen, vice Purser James Nicholls, appointed to the St. Vincent. 9 Oct 1841, Purser Edward Owen, appointed to the Hastings vice Oughton. Jan 1848 Portsmouth.
20 Dec 1848 East Indies
Feb/Mar 1849 The Sarah Louisa reports the Hastings to have gone from Hong Kong to the Bogue, to protect British interests.
1 Oct 1849 Boats of the Hastings, with the Fury and Columbine carried out operations against prirate vessels near Hong Kong. See for detail.
8 and 22 Oct 1849 Anti-pirate operations H.M. Sloops Columbine and Fury, H.E.I.C.'s steam ship Phlegethon, with officers, men and boats from H.M.S. Hastings - see p. 644-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1925-4.pdf. See also p. 357-> at at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow 3 - 6 Mar 1850 Medea, with men from the Hastings destroyed a number of pirates vessels.
25 Jan 1851 Departs from Hong Kong
3 Mar 1851 Bounty monies due from the destruction of pirate vessels from 3-6 Mar 1850, now payable.
20 Apr 1851 It is reported at Portsmouth that the vessel had arrived at Calcutta.
9 May 1851 At Trincomalee.
4 Jun 1851 Accounts for Bounty money due for operations carried out on 1 Oct 1849 have been deposited with the High Court of the Admiralty.
30 Aug 1851 East Indies.
Sep 1852 arrived off Rangoon - see p. 379 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow
Oct 1852 Ships' boats of the Winchester, Hastings, Fox, and Sphinx, with vessels from the HEIC, proceed up the Irawadi - see p. 379 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow
5 Apr – 20 Dec 1852, ship's company involved in 2nd Burma War, and annexation of Pegu (now known as Bago, Myanmar), for which they were due prize money for capture of booty.
1855 Screw blockship 60 guns
23 Apr 1856, Present at Fleet Review, Spithead ; Captain Fanshawe
1860 Training Ship for RNR at Liverpool
1 July 1862 Commissioned at Liverpool.
1864 Stationary Ship, Home Station, Sheerness. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury.
1870 Block Ship, Devonport
1870 Coal hulk
1879 Devonport. [Not allocated]