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Thursday 31 January 1867 at Portsmouth
[after 8.30] Punished J(?) Mitchells Boy 1st C. with 24 Cuts with a Birch for desertion and James Monala(?) Boy 1C with 24 Cuts with a Birch for being absent 59 hours.
Wednesday 20 February 1867 at Portsmouth
7. Punished Donald Lockhead Boy 1 Class with 24 Cuts with a birch for deserting from a boat when on duty.
Saturday 13 April 1867 at Portsmouth
9. Punished M. Hollis Boy 1 Class with 24 Cuts with a Birch for being absent 63 hours and selling part of his clothes.
Tuesday 18 June 1867
9.0. Punished Rd Redding (Rodding?) and James Robinson Boys 1st Class with 12 Cuts with the birch for Theft.
Tuesday 6 August 1867
9.50 Punished Frederick Dickens 1st Class Boys [sic] with 1 Dozen Cuts of the Birch for returning of [sic] leave drunk.
Wednesday 4 September 1867
9.30 Mustered by Divisions. Punished Henry Philips (Boy 1st Class) with 18 Cuts of the Birch for using insubordinate and disgusting language to Mr Kemp, Carpenter.
Tuesday 17 December 1867
9.30 Punished David Miller (Millen?), B.1.C. with 24 Cuts of the Birch for Theft.
17 September 1868
Punished James Dempsey, Boy 1st Class, with 24 cuts of the birch for disobedience of orders and insolence.
3 October 1868
Punished A. Louisa and J. Hoad, Boys 1st Class, with 24 cuts of the birch for bringing a false accusation against Mr J. Smith, Boatswain of this ship.
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