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Red Dragon, 1921
NL Jan 1921 no details as to where based etc.
Type: Gun brig ; Armament 12
Launched : 27 Apr 1805 ; Disposal date or year : 1850
BM: 178 tons
14 May 1805 departed Yarmouth to Deptford to be fitted for sea having been built at N Yarmouth by Messrs Preston.
4 Aug 1806 departed Spithead on a cruise.
16 Jan 1810 departed Sheerness.
20 Jan 1811 departed N Yarmouth Roads for the Nore.
2 Apr 1811 arrived Yarmouth from the westward.
1 Aug 1811 whilst cruising off the coast between the Texel and the Elbe, the ships' boats of a small squadron were sent to the island of Nordeney with a view to cutting out a number of gun-boats.
2 Sep 1811 arrived N Yarmouth Roads from Heligoland with prisoners.
8 Sep 1811 arrived N Yarmouth Roads to be repaired.
16 Sep 1811 in Yarmouth harbour being repaired.
29 Sep 1811 remains N Yarmouth Roads.
27 Jan 1813 departed N Yarmouth Roads for Heligoland.
1 Sep 1813 arrived N Yarmouth Roads from Heligoland.
Early Oct 1813 - Jan 1814 Desirée, Shamrock, Hearty, Blazer, Redbreast and a number of gun-boats involved in operations in the Weser and Ems.
25-26 Dec 1813 through to 4 Jan 1814, involved in attacks on the fortress of Gluckstadt with the brigs Shamrock, Capt Marshall ; Hearty, Capt Rose ; Blazer, Capt Banks ; Piercer, Lt Kneeshaw ; and Redbreast, Sir George Keith ; gun boats No. 1, Lt Hanmer ; 2, Mr Thomas Riches, Mate ; 3, Lt Seale ; 4, Lt Tallock ; 5, Mr. John Hallowes ; 8, Lt Soper ; 10, Lt Romney ; and 12, Lt Henderson. For details see the London Gazette of 2nd and 6th Jan 1814 ; 16844.
1815 Customs hulk.
1830 Lazaretto (Quarantine/Hospital Ship), Liverpool
20 Dec 1848 Quarantine service, Liverpool.