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Type: Packet ;
Purchased : 1824 ; Disposal date or year : 1861
BM: 733 tons ; Displacement: 912 tons
ex-Duke of York
Falmouth 10 Jun 1830 Sailed for the Mediterranean.
Attached to the Mediterranean packet station, was formerly the George the Fourth.
Falmouth 25 Jul 1830 Arrived from the Mediterranean Corfu (29 Jun), Malta (3 Jul), Off Algiers (8th), Gibraltar (13th), and Cadiz (15th).
Portsmouth May 16 1831 Arrived from London, and sailed for Falmouth.
Hull 10 Jul 1831 Has towed the Salsette from Portsmouth into Whitebooth Roads.
Falmouth 12 Sep 1831 Arrived from the Mediterranean.
Falmouth 17 Nov 1831 Arrived from Corfu (29 Oct), Malta (2 Nov), Gibraltar (10th), and Cadiz (11th).
May 1832 is reported in the Nautical Magazine to have been fitted out as a naval transport.
Deal 30 Jun 1832 arrived from Woolwich.
5 Dec 1832 arrived at Portsmouth from the eastward, and sailed to the westward.
16 Mar 1833 in Harbour at Portsmouth.
18 May 1833 departed Milford Haven for Cork.
6 Jul 1833 in Harbour at Portsmouth.
23 Sep 1833 Portsmouth.
27 Dec 1833 in collision, off the Nab Light, with the Thetis, pilot-boat, which sank : crew saved.
6 Mar 1834 arrived Plymouth from the Mediterranean, Lisbon and Falmouth.
21 Aug 1834 departed Plymouth for Milford.
14 Mar 1835 arrived Portsmouth on Monday from Woolwich, returning later that day, having brought down the furniture of the Herald yacht, which is to be fitted in the Jupiter, for her forthcoming passage to India.
2 May 1835, Portsmouth, is detailed to tow the late Gunnery Training ship, HMS Excellent to the River Thames to be sold for breaking.
16 May 1835 departed Portsmouth Wednesday last with the late Excellent, assisted by jury sails, under tow for the river.
27 Jun 1835 arrived Portsmouth from Pembroke.
Circa 3 Jan 1836 is reported to have arrived at Hull with stores and provisions for the Cove for her forthcoming passage to Greenland waters.
circa 5 Jan 1836 the Cove is reported to have sailed for the Straits having been towed down the Humber by the Messenger.
30 Apr 1836 arrived Portsmouth from Milford and other ports with 150 volunteer seamen for the Asia, Hercules and packet Swift.
25 Feb 1837 departs Portsmouth on Monday for the North Coast of Spain, calling at Plymouth en route.
24-25 Apr 1838, Portsmouth, with the Dee and Lightning assisted the departure of the Hastings for Quebec.
23 Feb 1839 at Portsmouth. 20 April 1839 at Portsmouth. 18 May 1839 at Portsmouth. 23 May 1839 Portsmouth, went out to Spithead to meet the Hastings. 30 May 1839 arrived Portsmouth from Woolwich with officers and marines for the Revenge. She is under orders to go to Chatham to bring here the depot of the 82d Regiment, and then to convey the depot of the 60th Regiment from this garrison to Cork. Mr. King (master of the Messenger steamer) is turned over to the Avon, and Mr. Cater is to act as master of the Messenger. 3 Aug 1839 Portsmouth. 14 Dec 1839 Portsmouth. 1 Feb 1840 Portsmouth the Meteor and Messenger steamers towed the Pembroke into harbour on Thursday and with the Lightning, towed the Blenheim out of harbour yesterday. 14 Mar 1840 arrived last Tuesday at Cowes, and having transferred the troops from the Jupiter took them to Southampton and returned to Portsmouth. 16 May 1840 Portsmouth went to Woolwich on Wednesday, with the Marines of the Rodney. 16 May 1840, has been replaced at Portsmouth by the Echo steam-vessel. 20 Dec 1848 Coal Depot, Woolwich
1860 Coal Depot, Woolwich