| Previous Page | Next Page | Index
Type: Cutter tender ;
Launched : 7 Feb 1837 ; Disposal date or year : 1904
BM: 70 tons
26 Oct 1839 Portsmouth, The Mercury tender has this week conveyed 20 seamen to Plymouth for the Revenge, now only 80 men short, and 20 boys for the Impregnable. 16 Jul 1840 sailed from Portsmouth for Sheerness, with men for the Southampton ; 15 Aug 1840 Portsmouth, sailed on Tuesday with a lieutenant from the Vanguard, to raise men for that ship at the different places along the coast. 3 Oct 1840 Portsmouth, The Emerald and Mercury, tenders, have sailed to-day for Jersey and Weymouth, to collect volunteers for the navy. 20 Nov 1840 Portsmouth, sailed for Devonport, with 30 supernumeraries for the Impregnable and Endymion. 27 Feb 1841, Portsmouth, had sailed for Chatham and Sheerness, with men paid off from the Satellite. 5 Mar 1841, Portsmouth, sailed for Devonport, with men for the ships at that port. 10 Apr 1841, Portsmouth, sailed for Sheerness, with a lieutenant of the Indus on board seeking to recruit men from the Asia, which was paying off. 19 Apr 1841, Portsmouth, arrived with volunteers for the Indus, late of the Asia's crew. 21 Apr 1841, Plymouth, arrived from Portsmouth. 19 Jun 1841, Portsmouth, arrived to-day from Devonport with seamen. 18 Sep 1841, Portsmouth, sailed for Devonport, with supernumeraries. 30 Sep 1841, Plymouth, sailed for Portsmouth. 25 Oct 1841, Portsmouth, arrived from Southampton, and sailed again. 9 Nov 1841, Portsmouth, arrived from fishery protection duties off the coast of Sussex. 20 Dec 1848 Tender at Portsmouth.