Index
 
Return of the Number of Persons Flogged in the British Navy in 1845, specifying the Name of the Ship, the Offence, the Sentence, and Number of Lashes Inflicted.

Note: The term "British Navy" is that used in the Admiralty return !

Ship   Numbers Offence Number of
Lashes Sentenced
Number of
Lashes Inflicted
Actaeon Seamen 8 drunkenness, neglect of duty, leaving post, and insubordination 252 252
  Marines 2 drunkenness 67 67
  Boys 3 dirtiness, insubordination 108 108
Acorn Seamen 6 drunkenness, insubordination, and leaving post. 144 144
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Ardent (1 Return in Office)   0      
Acheron Seamen 6 leaving post, insubordination 132 132
  Marines 1 drunkenness 36 36
  Boys 4 leaving post, neglect of duty, drunkenness. 108 108
Agincourt Seamen 12 leaving post, drunkenness 482 482
  Marines 6 leaving poet, drunkenness, insubordination, theft. 228 228
  Boys 7 drunkenness dirtiness, theft 276 276
Aigle Seamen 3 insubordination 80 80
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Alfred Seamen 13 drunkenness, insubordination, leaving post. 342 325
  Marines 6 insubordination, drunkenness 156 156
  Boys 1 theft 18 18
Alligator Seamen 2 drunkenness, neglect of duty 72 72
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Apollo Seamen 1 desertion 36 36
  Marines 1 drunkenness and insubordination 36 36
  Boys 2 theft, dirtiness 60 60
Atholl Seamen 1 insubordination 36 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Albatross Seamen 2 insubordination 66 66
  Marines 1 insubordination 24 24
  Boys 1 insubordination 24 24
Albion Seamen 22 drunkenness, insubordination, desertion. 726 726
  Marines 11 theft, drunkenness, insubordination 363 363
  Boys 1 drunkenness 12 12
Alecto Seamen 2 leaving post 72 72
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Alban Seamen 1 leaving 16 16
  Marines 1 insubordination 24 24
  Boys 0      
Avon Seamen 1 insubordination 12 12
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Amazon Seamen 27 drunkenness, neglect of duty, desertion. 980 980
  Marines 4 insubordination, theft, drunkenness 180 180
  Boys 17 neglect of duty, drunkenness, insubordination, dirtiness. 654 654
Beacon Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 drunkenness 36 36
Belvidere Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 insubordination 36 36
  Boys 2 drunkenness 72 72
Bittern Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 insubordination 36 36
Bonetta Seamen 1 drunkenness 48 48
  Marines  

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  Boys      
Comet (3 Returns)   0      
Caledonia Seamen 2 desertion, theft 60 66
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Carysfort_ Seamen 2 insubordination, theft 78 78
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Ceylon Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 24 24
Castor Seamen 9 neglect of duty, drunkenness, theft, insubordination. 448 448
  Marines 1 insubordination 38 36
  Boys 7 theft, insubordination 278 276
Comus (3 Returns)   0      
Crocodile Seamen 0      
  Marines 2 drunkenness and insubordination 66 66
  Boys 0      
Calliope Seamen 3 neglect of duty, insubordination 124 124
  Marines 0      
  Boys 4 theft, insubordination, dirtiness 84 84
Cambrian Seamen 1 drunkenness 30 30
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Columbia Seamen 1 drunkenness 24 24
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Calypso (1 Return)   0      
Conway Seamen 4 - 108 108
  Marines 0      
  Boys 4 - 90 90
Cuckoo (3 Returns)   0      
Canopus Seamen 8 insubordination, theft, desertion 320 282
  Marines 3 insubordination, drunkenness 108 108
  Boys 0      
Crane Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys        
Curacao Seamen 4 drunkenness, insubordination 156 156
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 drunkenness    
Crescent Seamen 1 drunkenness and insubordination 48 48
  Marines 1 insubordination 48 48
  Boys 2 theft, leaving post 48 48
Cyclops Seamen 1 theft 36 36
  Marines 4 drunkenness, insubordination 182 132
  Boys 1 drunkenness 12 12
Cleopatra (2 Returns)   0      
Daedalus Seamen 3 desertion, insubordination 98 98
  Marines 5 theft, insubordination, neglect 164 164
  Boys 4 theft, drunkenness, dirtiness 144 144
Daring Seamen 0      
  Marines 7 drunkenness, theft, dirtiness 198 198
  Boys 1 theft 18 18
Devastation Seamen 1 drunkenness 36 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 48 48
Dolphin Seamen 3 insubordination, desertion 96  
  Marines 0      
Dwarf Seamen 2 drunkenness, desertion 66 66
  Marines 2 insubordination 84 84
  Boys 0      
Dee (4 Returns)   0      
Dasher (2 Returns)   0      
Eagle Seamen 15 drunkenness, insubordination, theft, dirtiness. 437 437
  Marines 4 insubordination, drunkenness 87 87
  BOYS 14 neglect of duty, then, drunkenness, insubordination. 504 504
Espiegle Seamen 2 drunkenness, theft 48 48
  Marines 2 insubordination 60 60
  Boys 1 insubordination 12 12
Express (4 Returns)   0      
Eurydice Seamen 6 drunkenness, insubordination, neglect of duty. 234 204
  Marines l insubordination 24 24
  Boys 3 insubordination, dirtiness, neglect 115 115
Excellent Seamen 1 leaving post 24 24
  Marines 0      
  Boys 6 drunkenness, dirtiness, desertion 138 138
Endymion (1 Return)   0      
Eclair (1 Return)   0      
Erebus (1 Return)   0      
Experiment (1 Return)   0      
Fantome Seamen 6 theft, insubordination, drunkenness, desertion. 276 276
  Marines 3 drunkenness, theft, desertion . 108 69
  Boys 9 insubordination, theft, neglect of duty. 360 360
Firebrand Seamen 4 neglect of duty, drunkenness 120 120
  Marines 3 theft, drunkenness 84 84
  Boys 3 insubordination, neglect of duty; drunkenness. 60 60
Flamer Seamen 1 drunkenness 30 30
  Marines 1 drunkenness 48 48
  Boys 4 insubordination, dirtiness 120 120
Flying Fish Seamen 2 drunkenness, desertion 84 84
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Formidable Seamen 10 insubordination, drunkenness, theft, desertion. 276 276
  Marines 10 insubordination, drunkenness 330 330
  Boys 3 smuggling, dirtiness 48 48
Fox Seamen 1 insubordination 48 48
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Ferret (1 Return)   0      
Fearless (2 Returns)   o      
Geyser Seamen 2 drunkenness, desertion 48 48
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Gorgon Seamen 5 drunkenness, desertion, neglect of duty. 168 168
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Growler Seamen 0      
  Marines o      
  Boys 1 theft 42 42
Grecian Seamen 3 drunkenness 108 108
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 theft, dirtiness 72 72
Grampus (1 Return)   0      
Gladiator (1 Return)   0      
Harpy (1 Return)   0      
Hecate Seamen 4 drunkenness, theft, insubordination 108 108
  Marines 5 dirtiness, insubordination, drunkenness 228 228
  Boys 5 insubordination, theft, dirtiness 120 120
Hecla Seamen 9 insubordination, theft, drunkenness 336 312
  Marines 1 insubordination 36 36
  Boys 6 drunkenness, insubordination 204 204
Helena Seamen 4 insubordination, theft 144 144
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Hermes Seamen 1 insubordination 36 36
  Marines 1 insubordination 36 36
  Boys 7 insubordination and neglect 204 204
Herald Seamen 2 theft, drunkenness 48 48
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 48 48
Hydra (1 Return)   0      
Heroine Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness 132 132
  Marines 3 insubordination, drunkenness 114 114
  Boys 0      
Hyacinth Seamen 17 insubordination, drunkenness 320 320
  Marines 0      
  Boys 5 neglect of duty, drunkenness, desertion. 150 150
Hibernia Seamen 13 insubordination, desertion, then 442 442
  Marines 3 insubordination, drunkenness 60 60
  Boys 0      
Illustrious Seamen 1 drunkenness 36 36
  Marines 1 theft 36 36
  Boys 0      
Juno Seamen 4 insubordination, dirtiness 120 120
  Marines 0      
  Boys 4 insubordination, theft, &e. 132 132
Imaum Seamen 5 insubordination, desertion, drunkenness. 174 174
  Marines 0      
  Boys 6 theft, insubordination, desertion 228 228
Iris Seamen 1 drunkenness 48 48
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 drunkenness, theft 48 48
Inconstant Seamen 18 drunkenness, neglect, theft, insubordination. 576 576
  Marines 2 drunkenness, neglect of duty 60 60
  Boys 1 drunkenness 36 36
Jackall Seamen 1 drunkenness 24 24
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 30 80
Kingfisher (1 Return)   0      
Lily Seamen 2 insubordination, theft 42 42
  Marines 0      
  Boys 5 neglect of duty, insubordination 84 78
Lynx (4 Returns) .   0 .    
Locust Seamen 0      
  Marines 3 insubordination, drunkenness 96 96
  Boys I insubordination 24 24
Linnet (1 Return)   0      
Lark Seamen 2 insubordination, drunkenness 70 64
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Lucifer (4 Returns)   0      
Larne Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 bestiality 48 48
  Boys 1 drunkenness 24 24
Lightning (4 Returns)   0      
Melampus Seamen 24 insubordination, desertion, drunkenness. 782 782
  Marines 2 insubordination, neglect of duty 72 72
  Boys 2 neglect of duty 37 37
Meteor Seamen 0      
  Marines 3 insubordination, desertion 96 96
  Boys 0      
Medea Seamen 1 drunkenness 42 42
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Minden (2 Returns) - 0      
Modeste Seamen 2 desertion, drunkenness 84 84
  Marines 1 desertion 48 48
  Boys 0      
Mohawk Seamen 1 insubordination 7 7
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Mutine Seamen 2 insubordination 36 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 4 theft, neglect of duty 54 54
Nautilus (4 Returns) - 0      
North Star (1 Return) - 0      
Nimrod (1 Return) - 0      
Ocean Seamen 11 theft, insubordination, drunkenness 296 296
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Orestes Seamen 3 insubordination, drunkenness 120 120
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 insubordination 12 12
Perseus Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 insubordination 37 37
  Boys 1 insubordination 12 12
Pandora Seamen 1 desertion 24 24
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Penelope Seamen 1 insubordination 48 48
  Marines 2 neglect of duty, and breach of 2d article of war. 72 72
  Boys 0      
Penguin (4 Returns) - 0      
Persian Seamen 5 drunkenness insubordination, neglect of duty. 125 125
  Marines 1 theft 24 24
  Boys 3 theft, dirtiness, neglect of duty 78 78
Perseus (3 Returns) - 0      
Philomel Seamen 3 insubordination, drunkenness 108 108
  Marines 3 drunkenness 96 96
  Boys 0      
Peterel Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 drunkenness 30 30
Pickle Seamen 1 drunkenness 24 24
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 insubordination 36 36
Pilot Seamen 1 drunkenness 36 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 24 24
Pique Seamen 2 insubordination, drunkenness 72 72
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Pluto (4 Returns) - 0      
Poictiers Seamen 7 desertion, theft, insubordination 138 138
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 theft, dirtiness 42 42
Plover (1 Return)   0      
Polyphemus Seamen 0      
  Marines 3 insubordination, drunkenness 132 132
  Boys 0      
Porcupine (1 Return)   0      
Prometheus Seamen 3 drunkenness, insubordination 90 90
  Marines 3 desertion, drunkenness 98 98
  Boys 0      
President Seamen 1 drunkenness 30 30
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 36 36
Queen Seamen 5 drunkenness, insubordination, theft 161 161
  Marines 3 insubordination, drunkenness 96 96
  Boys 0      
Redwing (1 Return)   0      
Rattler Seamen 3 theft, drunkenness, insubordination 72 72
  Marines 2 desertion, insubordination 84 84
  Boys 1 fighting 18 18
Retribution (1 Return)   0      
Rodney Seamen 15 desertion, drunkenness, theft, insubordination. 576 576
  Marines 6 drunkenness, insubordination, theft 180 180
  Boys 2 Dirtiness insubordination 72 72
Raven Seamen 1 insubordination 30 24
  Marines 0      
  Boys 3 insubordination, desertion, theft 60 60
Rhadamanthus (4 Returns)   0      
Racehorse Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness 96 96
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 smuggling, fighting 42 42
Rapid (2 Returns)   0      
Racer Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 insubordination and neglect of duty 48 48
  Boys 1 insubordination 24 24
Ranger (4 Returns)   0      
Resistance Seamen 4 drunkenness, smuggling, insubordination. 102 102
  Marines 1 neglect of duty 42 42
  Boys 2 insubordination, neglect of duty 72 72
Royce Seamen 2 drunkenness and insubordination 64 54
  Marines 1 drunkenness and insubordination 24 24
  Boys 4 drunkenness, desertion 120 120
Romney Seamen 1 gross insubordination 48 48
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Rose Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness 144 144
  Marines 3 insubordination, drunkenness, neglect of duty 108 108
  Boys 7 theft, insubordination, desertion 234 234
Rolla Seamen 0 drunkenness, desertion 107 107
  Marines 1 desertion 24 24
  Boys 6 neglect of duty, dirtiness 90 90
St. Vincent Seamen 8 insubordination, theft, drunkenness 384 384
  Marines 3 theft, insubordination, drunkenness 144 144
  Boys 1 desertion 24 24
Samarang Seamen 6 insubordination, drunkenness, desertion. 216 216
  Marines 1 drunkenness and theft 48 48
  Boys 6 theft, insubordination, drunkenness 192 192
Spiteful Seamen 1 insubordination 24 24
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 drunkenness 36 36
Sampson (1 Return)   0      
Sapphire Seamen 0      
  Marines 2 drunkenness, theft, and neglect of duty. 48 48
  Boys 0      
Seaflower (3 Returns)   0      
Sappho Seamen 3 insubordination, drunkenness 108 108
  Marines 0      
  Boys 8 drunkenness, insubordination 72 72
Seagull (3 Returns)   0      
Sealark Seamen 1 drunkenness 48 48
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 theft, insubordination 98 98
Styx Seamen 6 drunkenness, theft, insubordination. 218 218
  Marines        
  Boys 7 insubordination, theft, smuggling 812 812
Scourge (1 Return)   0      
Scout Seamen 5 drunkenness, desertion, then 132 132
  Marines 0      
  Boys 11 desertion, insubordination, neglect, drunkenness. 324 324
Star (1 Return)   0      
Scylla Seamen 1 desertion 24 24
  Marines 2 insubordination 88 36
  Boys 1 theft, &c. . 6 6
Snipe (1 Return)   0      
Superb Seamen 10 drunkenness 380 354
  Marines 3 drunkenness, theft 126 128
  Boys 0      
Stromboli Seamen 1 drunkenness 24 24
  Marines 2 drunkenness 35 35
  Boys 0      
Serpent Seamen 1 insubordination 38 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 dirtiness, insubordination 72 72
Spider Seamen 2 drunkenness, insubordination 80 60
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Spartan Seamen 5 insubordination, drunkenness 144 144
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 insubordination, drunkenness 38 88
Sparrow Seamen 1 desertion 38 86
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Spiteful Seamen 1 desertion and drunkenness 24 24
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 drunkenness 86 88
Speedy Seamen 3 desertion and drunkenness 98 96
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Snake Seamen 2 drunkenness 58 56
  Marines 2 insubordination, drunkenness 88 88
  Boys 8 insubordination, drunkenness, &c. 102 102
Swift (3 Returns)   0      
Sydenham, Seamen 4 desertion 144 144
  Marines 1 desertion 38 38
  Boys 0      
Siren Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 insubordination 36 88
  Boys 1 drunkenness 38 38
Spitfire Seamen 3 insubordination, desertion, drunkenness 54 54
Skylark Seamen 8 insubordination, neglect of duty 54 54
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Talbot Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 gross insubordination 36 36
  Boys 0      
Terrible (1 Return)   0      
  Seamen 7 insubordination, drunkenness 228 182
  Marines 6 theft, insubordination, drunkenness, neglect of duty. 226 213
  Boys 8 theft, dirtiness, drunkenness, insubordination. 180 180
Terror (1 Return)   0      
Tartarus Seamen 1 insubordination 24 24
  Marines 1 insubordination 24 24
  Boys 0      
Thunder Seamen 1 desertion 24 24
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 theft, neglect of duty 42 42
Thunderbolt Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness, desertion. 162 162
  Marines 1 drunkenness 24 24
  Boys 1 insubordination 36 36
Tortoise Seamen 1 insubordination 36 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Tyne Seamen 2 insubordination, drunkenness 72 72
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 drunkenness 24 24
Victory Seamen 4 theft, drunkenness 84 84
  Marines 1 theft and fighting 36 36
  Boys 4 theft, dirtiness 90 90
Vanguard Seamen 14 desertion, drunkenness, theft, insubordination. 429 429
  Marines 7 drunkenness, insubordination, theft, neglect of duty. 216 216
  Boys 2 neglect of duty, dirtiness 48 48
Vulture Seamen 8 insubordination, neglect of duty 66 66
  Marines 0      
  Boys 5 insubordination, theft, dirtiness 90 90
Vindictive Seamen 2 insubordination, desertion 72 72
  Marines 7 drunkenness, insubordination 300 300
  Boys 1 theft 24 24
Viper (2 Returns)   0      
Vestal Seamen 11 insubordination, drunkenness 392 392
  Marines 2 insubordination, theft 96 96
  Boys 4 insubordination, drunkenness, theft 144 144
Virago Seamen 5 insubordination, drunkenness, smuggling, &c. 240 240
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Vixen Seamen 2 insubordination, desertion 84 84
  Marines 1 insubordination - -
  Boys 0      
Victoria and Albert (4 Returns)   0      
Vesuvious Seamen 6 insubordination, desertion, theft 180 180
  Marines 0      
  Boys 5 insubordination, dirtiness, them 156 156
Volcano Seaman 3 insubordination, drunkenness 132 132
  Marines 1 drunkenness 36 36
  Boys 0      
Wolverene Seamen 6 insubordination, drunkenness 184 184
  Marines  

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  Boys      
William and Mary (4 Returns)   0      
Winchester Seamen 3 insubordination, dirtiness 94 94
  Marines 3 insubordination, drunkenness 102 102
  Boys 3 drunkenness, dirtiness, desertion 96 96
Wildfire (1 Return)   0      
Wasp Seamen 3 theft, desertion, drunkenness 60 60
  Marines 1 insubordination 36 36
  Boys 0      
Warspite Seamen 14 drunkenness, insubordination 420 420
  Marines 2 insubordination 42 42
  Boys 2 theft, drunkenness 54 54
Young Hebe (2 Returns)   0      

Source: Parliamentary Papers : Account and Papers ; Navy ; Ordnance ; 19 Jan - 23 July 1837 ; Vol XXXVI

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