1825 - Launches of LEVERET, MOSQUITO & VOLAGE

19th February. Two Cherokee brig/sloops were launched from the Yard, the first was Leveret, and she was sold out of service in 1843. The other was Mosquito; she was also sold out of service in 1843.

Also on this day the 5th rate, 28 gun ship Volage was launched from the dockyard; she saw much service in the eastern wars before becoming a survey ship in 1847; she was converted to a powder hulk for the army in 1864 and was finally broken up at Chatham in 1877.