Index
 
Return of the Number of Persons Flogged in the British Navy in 1846, 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   Offences Number of Lashes
Sentenced.
Number of Lashes
Inflicted
Ardent Seamen 4 insubordination, desertion, drunkenness. 108 108
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Aeolus (1 Return) 0      
Amazon Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 drunkenness 24

24

Acheron Seamen 3 desertion 72 72
  Marines 0      
  Boys 3 desertion, drunkenness 84 84
Acorn Seamen 4 drunkenness, desertion 168 138
  Marines 0      
  Boys 3 theft, drunkenness, desertion 84 84
Alert Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 insubordination 48 48
  Boys 0      
Atholl Seamen 3 insubordination, drunkenness 72 72
  Marines 1 desertion 24 24
  Boys 0      
Alecto (3 Returns) 0      
Agincourt Seamen 9 insubordination, drunkenness, neglect of duty. 352 286
  Marines 5 insubordination, neglect of duty 172 166
  Boys 2 drunkenness 84 60
Avenger (1 Return) 0      
Apollo Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 neglect of duty 24 24
Avon Seamen 1 drunkenness 36 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Albion Seamen 15 insubordination, theft, drunkenness, desertion. 482 482
  Marines 13 insubordination, theft, drunkenness, desertion. 351 351
  Boys 3 desertion, drunkenness, dirtiness 60 60
America Seamen 3 drunkenness and insubordination 90 90
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Alban Seamen 0      
  Marines 2 drunkenness 42 42
  Boys 0      
Brilliant Seamen 3 insubordination, desertion 96 96
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 insubordination_ 36 36
Belleisle Seamen 6 insubordination, theft, drunkenness, dirtiness. 120 120
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 insubordination 24 24
Blazer (3 Returns) 0      
Bittern. Seamen 2 insubordination 54 54
  Marines 2 insubordination, drunkenness 48 48
  Boys 6 insubordination, theft, dirtiness 144 144
Belvidera (1 Return) 0      
Bonetta Seamen 1 desertion 36 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Bulldog Seamen 2 insubordination and drunkenness 72 72
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Beacon (1 Return) 0      
Bloodhound Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 theft and drunkenness 24 24
  Boys 0      
Birkenhead (1 Return) 0      
Caledonia Seamen 1 desertion 36 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 18 18
Cuckoo (4 Returns) Seamen 1 disrespect 36 36
Canopus Seamen 26 insubordination, theft, desertion, drunkenness, neglect of duty 860 775
  Marines 6 insubordination, theft, dirtiness 216 216
  Boys 1 smuggling 24 24
Crocodile Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 5 insubordination, dirtiness, neglect of duty. 54 54
Cyclops Seamen 2 insubordination 60 60
  Marines 3 then, drunkenness 48 48
  Boys 0      
Cherokee (1 Return) 0      
Crescent Seamen 5 insubordination, drunkenness 162 162
  Marines 1 insubordination 48 48
  Boys 3 drunkenness desertion, smuggling 64 64
Calypso (1 Return) 0      
  Seamen 5 insubordination, drunkenness 114 114
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 theft, dirtiness 72 72
Constance (1 Return) 0      
Crane Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 neglect of duty 18 18
Comet (2 Returns) 0      
Curacoa Seamen 1 insubordination 36 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Cruizer Seamen 1 drunkenness 36 36
  Marines 2 drunkenness, theft 72 72
  Boys 3 drunkenness 108 108
Contest (2 Returns) 0      
Ceylon Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 4 desertion, theft 102 102
Columbine   0      
Conway (1 Return) Seamen 7 insubordination, desertion, drunkenness 204 204
  Marines 2 insubordination, drunkenness 48 48
  Boys 1 theft, neglect of duty 24 24
Collingwood Seamen 5 insubordination, theft, drunkenness 156 156
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 24 24
Calliope (1 Return) 0      
Childers Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 drunkenness 48 48
  Boys 2 theft and neglect of duty 84 60
Cygnet (1 Return) 0      
Cleopatra Seamen 6 insubordination, smuggling, dirtiness 198 198
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 insubordination, drunkenness 48 48
Daedalus Seamen 7 desertion, theft, drunkenness 129 129
  Marines 2 insubordination 84 84
  Boys 3 insubordination, dirtiness, theft l08 108
Dee (3 Returns) 0      
Daring Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 insubordination, drunkenness, neglect of duty. 48 48
  Boys 3 insubordination, drunkenness 48 48
Dido Seamen 2 insubordination 44 44
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Dolphin Seamen 3 insubordination, drunkenness 96 96
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Dasher (2 Returns) 0      
Daphne Seamen 1 drunkenness 14 14
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Devastation (3 Returns) 0      
Driver Seamen 5 desertion, drunkenness 156 156
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft and dirtiness 18 18
Espiegle Seamen 3 insubordination, drunkenness 96 96
  Marines 1 desertion 36 36
  Boys 0      
Espoir (1 Return) 0      
Eurydice Seamen 5 insubordination, theft, drunkenness 204 204
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Express (4 Returns) 0      
Endymion Seamen 8 insubordination, theft, drunkenness, smuggling. 234 234
  Marines 2 drunkenness, neglect of duty 48 48
  Boys 1 theft 36 36
Excellent Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 theft 24 24
  Boys 10 insubordination, theft, desertion 114 114
Electra Seamen 1 drunkenness 24 24
  Marines 8 insubordination, drunkenness, theft, desertion. 294 294
  Boys 2 dirtiness 42 42
Eagle Seamen 20 desertion, theft, drunkenness, insubordination. 651 651
  Marines 1 insubordination. 10 10
  Boys 8 insubordination, theft, drunken 240 210
Favorite Seamen 2 attempt to desert 60 60
  Marines 0      
  Boys 6 theft, drunkenness, dirtiness, neglect of duty. 111 111
Ferret Seamen 2 insubordination 36 36
  Marines 1 drunkenness 12 12
  Boys 1 theft 12 12
Flamer Seamen 2 insubordination, drunkenness 60 60
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Fox Seamen 8 insubordination, desertion, drunkenness, neglect of duty. 274 274
  Marines 0      
  Boys 4 insubordination, theft 138 138
Firebrand Seamen 3 drunkenness, desertion 96 96
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 insubordination 60 60
Fly (1 Return) 0      
Flying Fish Seamen 1 insubordination 48 48
  Marines 0      
  Boys 3 insubordination, smuggling 80 80
Fantome Seamen 1 drunkenness and neglect of duty 36 36
  Marines 1 desertion 36 36
  Boys 1 theft 24 24
Gorgon teen 2 drunkenness and desertion 72 72
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Grecian Seamen 7 drunkenness, desertion 240 228
  Marines 2 drunkenness 72 72
  Boys 4 insubordination, dirtiness 132 132
Gladiator Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 desertion 48 48
  Boys 0      
Geyser (1 Return) 0      
Griffon Seamen 3 insubordination, desertion, drunkenness 84 84
  Marines 1 insubordination 36 36
  Boys 1 insubordination 24 24
Hazard Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness 108 108
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 24 24
Harpy Seamen 6 insubordination, drunkenness, desertion. 192 192
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Harlequin Seamen 3 drunkenness 84 84
  Marines 0      
  Boys 4 drunkenness, theft, insubordination 54 54
Hecate Seamen 1 insubordination and drunkenness 36 36
  Marines O      
  Boys 2 insubordination and neglect of duty 48 48
Hermes Seamen 1 insubordination 36 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 4 insubordination, neglect of duty, smuggling 120 120
Hyacinth Seamen 4 insubordination drunkenness 174 174
  Marines 3 theft, insubordination, drunkenness 132 132
  Boys 0      
Heroine Seamen 5 insubordination, theft, drunkenness 168 168
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 neglect of duty 42 42
Hecla Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness 114 114
  Marines 2 insubordination 60 60
  Boys

3

insubordination, drunkenness 48 48
Hydra Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness 146 146
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 neglect of duty 52 52
Hound Seamen 1 insubordination and neglect - -
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Helena Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness 168 168
  Marines 1 insubordination 36 36
  Boys 3 insubordination, theft 72 72
Jackall Seamen 2 insubordination, drunkenness 96 96
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Inconstant Seamen 3 insubordination, dirtiness 96 96
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 insubordination, theft 60 60
Iris Seamen 8 insubordination, drunkenness, neglect of duty. 108 108
  Marines 4 insubordination, drunkenness 156 156
  Boys 1 dirtiness 48 48
Imaum (3 Returns) 0      
Inflexible Seamen 1 neglect of duty 24 24
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Juno Seamen 4 insubordination, neglect of duty, drunkenness. 120 120
  Marines 2 insubordination, neglect of duty 96 96
  Boys 3 insubordination, theft 84 84
Kingfisher Seamen 6 insubordination, drunkenness, theft, neglect of duty 218 218
  Marines 1 insubordination 30 30
  Boys 3 insubordination, dirtiness 90 90
Lizard (2 Returns) 0      
Larne Seamen 2 insubordination 84 84
  Marines 0      
  Boys 4 insubordination, theft 114 114
Lark (8 Returns) 0      
Locust Seamen 0      
  Marines 2 desertion, drunk 84 84
  Boys 0      
Lightning (4 Returns) 0      
Lily Seamen 1 insubordination 24 24
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Lucifer (3 Returns) 0      
Melampus Seamen 13 insubordination, drunkenness, desertion, theft. 492 492
  Marines 0      
  Boys 3 insubordination, drunkenness, dirtiness. 60 60
Meteor (3 Returns) 0      
Myrmidon Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 insubordination 12 12
  Boys 0      
Montreal (1 Return) 0      
Mastiff (4 Returns) 0      
Mohawk (3 Returns) 0      
Madagascar Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 drunkenness 24 24
Naiad (1 Return) 0      
North Star Seamen 2 drunkenness 76 76
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 desertion 84 84
Nimrod Seamen 8 insubordination, drunkenness 240 240
  Marines 1 insubordination 30 30
  Boys 3 theft, drunkenness, neglect of duty 72 72
Nautilus Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 drunkenness 13 13
  Boys 0      
Ocean Seamen 4 theft, neglect of duty 144 144
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 theft 42 42
Osprey Seamen 1 insubordination 24 24
  Marines 5 drunkenness 157 157
  Boys 0      
Orestes (2 Returns) 0      
Philomel Seamen 3 insubordination, drunkenness 84 84
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Pluto Seamen 1 insubordination 36 36
  Marines 2 desertion 72 72
  Boys 0      
Plover (1 Return) 0      
Poictiers Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 drunkenness 24 24
Polyphemus Seamen 0      
  Marines 3 insubordination, drunkenness 96 96
  Boys 2 insubordination, neglect of duty. 42 42
Penelope Seamen 2 insubordination, desertion 96 96
  Marines 3 insubordination, neglect of duty, 144 144
  Boys 0 desertion.    
Pilot Seamen 5 insubordination desertion, drunkenness 120 120
  Marines 1 insubordination 24 24
  Boys 3 insubordination 48 48
Peterel (1 Return) 0      
Penguin Seen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 3 desertion 60 60
Pickle Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness 108 108
  Marines 2 theft and brutality 72 72
  Boys 0      
Porcupine (4 Returns) 0      
President Seamen 18 insubordination, then, drunkenness, desertion. 704 704
  Mariner 4 insubordination. desertion, drunkenness 144 144
  Boys 2 theft, drunkenness 54 54
Persian Seamen 7 insubordination, drunkenness, desertion. 168 168
  Marines 4 insubordination, drunkenness 144 144
  Boys S theft, desertion 84 84
Persius (4 Returns) 0      
Phoenix Seamen 0 desertion 21 21
Prometheus seamen 5 insubordination, drunkenness 168 168
  Marines 1 drunkenness 24 24
  Boys 0      
Pantaloon Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 insubordination 36 36
  Boys 0      
Queen Seamen 2 insubordination, drunkenness 96 96
  Marines 2 then, desertion 60 60
  Boys 0      
Rodney Seamen 21 insubordination, drunkenness, desertion, theft. 718 718
  Marines 9 insubordination, drunkenness 324 324
  Boys 9 theft, drunkenness, dirtiness 192 192
Raleigh Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness, neglect of duty. 86 69
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Ranger (2 Returns) 0      
Rattler Seamen 2 insubordination 84 84
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 insubordination, neglect of duty 60 60
Retribution Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness, theft 114 114
  Marines 0      
  Boys 5 insubordination, theft, desertion 144 144
Rolla Seamen 1 insubordination 36 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Racer Seamen 3 drunkenness 132 132
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 18 18
Rhadamanthus (3 Returns) 0      
Royalist Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness, neglect of duty. 108 108
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 insubordination, desertion 60 60
Rattlesnake (1 Return) 0      
Resistance Seamen 1 drunkenness and smuggling 36 36
  Marines 1 insubordination and dirtiness 42 42
  Boys I drunkenness 36 36
Raven (4 Returns) 0      
Rose Seamen 7 insubordination, drunkenness 246 946
  Marines 1 drunkenness 42 42
  Boys 3 insubordination, drunkenness 120 120
Rosamond (1 Return) 0      
Rapid Seamen 2 insubordination, theft 72 72
  Marines 1 insubordination 36 36
  Boys 1 theft 24 24
Redwing (4 Returns) 0      
Recruit Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 insubordination 24 24
  Boys 0      
Romney (1 Return) 0      
Ringdove Seamen 5 insubordination, drunkenness, neglect of duty. 172 172
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Racehorse Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 36 36
Royal Sovereign (2 Returns) 0      
Styx Seamen 2 desertion, drunkenness 72 72
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Seaflower (3 Returns) 0      
Spy Seamen 1 insubordination 24 24
  Marines 1 desertion 36 36
  Boys 1 theft 36 36
Spitfire Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness, desertion. 150 150
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 desertion 30 30
Siren Seamen 2 insubordination, desertion 132 132
  Marines 3 desertion 120 120
  Boys 2 insubordination 48 48
Sappho Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness 114 114
  Marines 2 drunkenness 48 48
  Boys 0      
Spiteful Seamen 2 insubordination, drunkenness 84 84
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 24 24
Star (3 Returns) 0      
Sapphire Seamen 3 insubordination 60 60
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Samarang Seamen 13 insubordination, theft, neglect, drunkenness. 528 528
  Marines 1 drunkenness 48 48
  Boys 3 insubordination, drunkenness 120 120
Swift (4 Returns) 0      
Stromboli Seamen 1 insubordination 36 36
  Marines 2 insubordination, desertion 47 47
  Boys 0      
Serpent (2 Returns) 0      
Superb Seamen 2 insubordination 66 66
  Marines 1 drunkenness 24 24
  Boys 1 theft 30 6
Seagull (1 Return) 0      
Scourge Seamen 1 drunkenness 24 24
  Marines 1 theft 24 24
  Boys 1 theft 36 36
Sydenham (1 Return) 0      
Sparrow Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 drunkenness 12 12
St. Vincent Seamen 2 insubordination 24 24
  Marines 4 insubordination, theft 150 150
  Boys 0      
Sidon (2 Returns) 0      
Sealark Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 drunkenness 48 48
  Boys 0      
Scout Seamen 5 insubordination, then, neglect 165 165
  Marines 4 insubordination, drunkenness, theft 120 120
  Boys 6 insubordination, theft, neglect 204 204
Sphynx (2 Returns) 0      
Snake Seamen 4 insubordination, drunkenness, smuggling. 96 96
  Marines 0      
  Boys 3 theft, neglect of duty 72 72
Sappho Seamen 6 drunkenness, desertion 162 162
  Marines 1 insubordination 24 24
  Boys 1 insubordination 24 24
Speedy (1 Return) 0      
Spartan Seamen 1 desertion 36 36
Tartarus Seamen 0      
  Marines 1 desertion 24 24
  Boys 0      
Trafalgar Seamen 8 insubordination, drunkenness,

desertion.

121 121
  Marines 1 insubordination 30 30
  Boys 6 theft, desertion 108 108
Terrible Seamen 9 desertion, theft 162 162
  Marines 3 insubordination, desertion 60 60
  Boys 3 theft. neglect of duty, 79 79
Tyne Seamen 2 insubordination, desertion 72 72
  Marines 1 drunkenness 36 36
  Boys 1 theft 30 30
Thunder Seamen 0      
  Marines 0      
  Boys 1 theft 24 24
Thunderbolt Seamen 6 drunkenness, insubordination, desertion. 204 204
  Marines 2 drunkenness 78 78
  Boys 2 theft, drunkenness 84 84
Tortoise Seamen 3 insubordination, dirtiness 96 96
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 insubordination, theft 36 36
Talbot Seamen 3 insubordination, drunkenness 66 66
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Thetis Seamen 3 theft 84 84
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Trident Seamen 1 insubordination 24 24
  Marines 1 desertion 24 24
  Boys 0      
Vixen Seamen 3 desertion, drunkenness 96 96
  Marines 1 drunkenness 36 36
  Boys 4 neglect of duty, drunkenness, theft 168 168
Vulture Seamen 11 insubordination, drunkenness, desertion, theft, neglect of duty. 342 330
  Marines 1 drunkenness 24 24
  Boys 5 insubordination, dirtiness 90 90
Vestal Seamen 14 subordination, desertion, theft, drunkenness. 450 450
  Marines 3 insubordination, drunkenness, theft 114 114
  Boys 1 insubordination and neglect 48 48
Vesuvius Seamen 8   324 324
  Marines 1 insubordination, drunkenness 36 36
  Boys 0      
Victoria and Albert (3 Returns) 0      
Virago Seamen 2 insubordination, drunkenness 72 72
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Viper Seamen 6 desertion, drunkenness 198 198
  Marines 0      
  Boys 2 desertion, drunkenness 48 48
Vengeance (1 Return) 0      
Vindictive Seamen 5 insubordination, drunkenness 174 174
  Marines 2 insubordination, theft 84 84
  Boys 2 theft 72 72
Victory Seamen 3 drunkenness desertion, theft 96 96
  Marines 0      
  Boys 4 theft, desertion, dirtiness 90 90
Vanguard Seamen 17 insubordination, theft, drunken neon, desertion, dirtiness. 424 424
  Marines 14 insubordination, drunkenness, desertion, neglect of duty. 323 323
  Boys 2 drunkenness, dirtiness 35 35
Wildfire Seamen 1 desertion 48 36
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      
Winchester Seamen 2 insubordination 54 54
  Marines 0      
  Boys 0      

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

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