|Home Loney home Life & career Documents Album Ships Portrait Uniform Background||Search this site|
William Loney RN - Background
|Home-Loney-Background-The Royal Navy||Browse mid-Victorian RN vessels: A; B; C; D; E - F; G - H; I - L; M; N - P; Q - R; S; T - U; V - Z; ??|
|Launched||11 March 1815|
|Snippets concerning this vessels career|
|1 May 1830||Commanded by Captain Hyde Parker, flagship of Thomas Foley, Portsmouth|
|Commanded by Captain Humphry Fleming Senhouse as flag-captain to Sir Henry Hotham|
|(January 1840)||Out of commission at Portsmouth|
|1 October 1841|
|Commanded by Captain Henry John Codrington, flagship of Admiral Edward Codrington (his father), Portsmouth|
|31 December 1842|
- September 1845
|Commanded by Captain Richard Freeman Rowley, flagship of Admiral Charles Rowley (his father), Portsmouth (and 1844 experimental squadron)|
|23 October 1844||Commanded by Captain Earl of Hardwicke (and 1844 experimental squadron and 1845 experimental squadron)|
|7 November 1845|
|Commanded by Captain Richard Grant, flagship of Charles Ogle, Portsmouth|
|14 May 1846|
- 7 October 1846
|Commanded by Acting Captain John Shepherd, flagship of Commodore Francis Augustus Collier, Channel squadron|
|17 October 1846|
- 8 December 1847
|Commanded by Captain Alexander Milne, flagship of Admiral Charles Ogle, Portsmouth|
|16 November 1847||Commanded by Captain Sidney Colpoys Dacres, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Napier, Western squadron|
|28 April 1854||Commanded by Captain George Augustus Eliott, flagship of Rear-Admiral William Fanshawe Martin, guard ship of Ordinary, Portsmouth|
|3 June 1854|
- September 1854
|Commanded by Captain George Mansel, transporting French troops to the Baltic during the Russian war (until Mansel died)|
|30 July 1857|
- 2 March 1858
|Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain Harry Eyres, depot ship of the ordinary, Portsmouth.|
|30 June 1858||Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Captain Harry Eyres, depot ship of the ordinary, Portsmouth.|
|1 April 1859||Commanded by Captain Thomas Wilson, reserve depot ship, Portsmouth|
|26 April 1866|
- 25 April 1869
|Commanded by Commander Richard Carter, training ship, Portsmouth|
|17 August 1878||Commanded by Commander John Hext, training ship for boys, Portsmouth|
|Extracts from the Times newspaper|
|Sa 8 December 1849|
Portsmouth, Dec. 6.
In Port and FittingIn the Harbour. - The Victory and Illustrious flag-ships, the Excellent gunnery ship; the Blenheim steam-guard-ship; the Eurydice, stripping to pay off; the Contest, fitting out; the Rolla apprentices' brig, laying up for the winter; the Fairy and Elfin, and Portsmouth yachts; the Flamer packet from Holyhead, and the Echo tug.
In Dock. - The Britannia, 120; the Dauntless, 24; the Fantome, 16; the Lily, 16; the Fox, 42; the Devastation, and the Birkenhead steam frigates.
In the Basin. - The Princess Charlotte, 104; the Actaeon, 26; and the Sprightly and the Bee steam-vessels.
In the Steam Basin, - The Ajax, 60; the Penelope, 22; the Sidon, 26; the Victoria and Albert royal yacht; the Urgent , the Pike, the Asp, and the Blazer.
Building. - The Royal Frederick, 120;[subsequently cancelled later and completed as Frederick William] the Prince of Wales, 120; the Princess Royal, 90; the Argus, and the Furious steam sloops.
|Sa 9 March 1850|
In Port and FittingIn Harbour. - The Victory, Illustrious, Blenheim, Excellent, Rolla, Fairy, Fanny, and Echo.
In Dock. - The St Vincent, Winchester, Fox, Fantome, and Penelope.
In the Basin. - The Lily.
In the Steam-Basin. - The Blazer, Birkenhead, Pike, Asp, Flamer, Comet, Elfin, Victoria and Albert, Hecate, and Termagant.
|Sa 20 April 1850||In Harbour. - The Victory, Excellent, Illustrious, Blenheim, Fanny, and Portsmouth tenders, the Echo tug, and the Locust steam-vessel.|
In Dock. - The St Vincent, Winchester, Fox, Penelope, Rapid, and Electra.
In the Basin. - The Niger, Devastation, Fantome, Griffon, and Fairy.
In the Steam Basin. - Termagant, Hecate, Victoria and Albert, Bulldog, Blazer, Flamer, Pike, Asp, and Elfin.