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1703 - Launch of Yacht Portsmouth

11th January. The Yacht Portsmouth of 6 guns was launched from the Dockyard, thought to have been intended as a Commissioner’s yacht. In 1741 an order was placed at Portsmouth to replace her with another yacht to be named Portsmouth, so the above vessel was re-named Old Portsmouth. In 1752 she was re-fitted for use of the young gentlemen of the Academy at Portsmouth; and in 1772 she under went a great repair and re-named Medina and fitted out for the Governor of the Isle of Wight.

She was finally broken up in 1832.