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Type: 6th rate ; Armament 28
Launched : 31 Aug 1825 ; Disposal date or year : 1849
BM: 504 tons
Sydney 8 Jan 1827 Had sailed, with the colonial cutter Currency, to form a settlement in King George's Sound.
Pula Penang 15 Jun 1828 Was reported to be at Madras.
Cape of Good Hope 15 Oct 1829 Reported to be in New South Wales.
29 Nov 1829 Ashore in Cockburn Sound, W Aus. ; eventually warped off after being lightened : temporary repairs made. By 1831 she was in Bombay, whence she returned to the UK to be docked.
Portsmouth 4 Jan 1833 Has been docked.
Portsmouth 12 Sep 1833 Undocked.
20 Mar 1835 receiving ship at Portsmouth.
24 Apr 1840 Portsmouth towed to Spithead to commence operations on the wreck of the Royal George. 9 May 1840 Assistant Surgeon R. J. Rogers (additional) appointed to Victory, for service in the Success hulk. 9 May 1840 Portsmouth, It is still the intention to explode the large cylinder of 2,400 lb. of gunpowder, on Monday next, on the wreck of the Royal George if the necessary preparations can be completed, which is doubtful, by that time. Should it take place, notice thereof will be given two hours previously, by red flags being hoisted on board the Success hulk and the Lumps. 13 Jun 1840 Assistant-Surgeon J. W. Roberts, appointed additional, to the Victory, for the Success hulk. 1 May 1841, Portsmouth, The Success hulk has been taken out to Spithead, to resume operations on the wreck of the Royal George. 29 Oct 1841, Portsmouth, the Success hulk, and her two attendant lighters, which have been engaged in clearing the wreck of the Royal George, came into harbour to be laid up for the winter. Feb 1842 receiving ship at Portsmouth.
20 Dec 1848 at Portsmouth.