China 1842 Medal

HMS HAZARD

HMS HAZARD

 

Sloop (Favourite Class 1825.) Launched 21/04/1837 at Plymouth ? Dockyard. Armament 18 guns, (16 x 32 pdr carronades, 2 x 9 pdrs.) Normally 125 crew.

Dimensions & tons: 109ft 6in, 86ft 9+in x 30ft 6in x 12ft 9in. 429 40/94 bm

Lengthened version of the Snake Class ship sloops, and hence of Rule's Cruiser/Cruizer Class brigs. Broken up 12/02/1866 by White, Cowes.

Battle Honour China 1839 - 42

Eligible Actions & Operations of the Hazard for the crew to qualify for the China Medal 1842

a) 21/07/1842 Attack on Chinese entrenched camp. Storming and capture of City of Chin Keang Foo at the entrance of South Grand Canal in the Yang-Tse-Keang.

China Medals 1842 awarded to HMS Hazard

Officers - 13 + 0 RM. Crew - 99. Royal Marines - 20. Total - 132

Discharged Dead: Crew - 22. Royal Marines - 2. Total - 24

The following crew members subsequently qualified for the New Zealand Medal 1845-7 in addition to the China 1842 Medal;

ADAMS Henry 58 Boatswain’s Mate

ANDERSON Robert 51 Ordinary

BAXTER Joseph 16

CALVIN Michael 12

CHANNON Charles 69

CHATFIELD Richard 5 Pte 3rd Class

CLARKE Charles 1 Boatswain

COLE George 18 Boy 1 Cl.

EDSELL Henry 3 Pte 3rd Class

EVERETT John 1 Boy 2nd Class Ent. Ch.42 Fa57 Ca57 TF60 Clasps & NZ 45-7 Medal

FORCE Henry 50 Quarter Master

GLENISTER John 29 Ordinary

HYDEN Samuel 8 Boy 1st Cl

KELLY Henry J 3 Clerk’s Assistant

MOUBRAY R H 9 Mate

PARROTT Jasper W 2 Volunteer 1st Class

POTTER John 1 Private 3rd Class

QUINN John 15 Captain Mizen Top

REEVES Robert 57 Captain Fore Top

ROBERTSON David 2 Lieutenant

ROBINSON John 62 Quarter Master

SPAIN David 4 Volunteer 1st Class

TRIPP J N 64 AB

VEITCH John T 14 Assistant Surgeon w/ HMS Columbine