HMS Iris (1777)  (1st)
6th Rate 28-gun

This the first ship to carry the name HMS Iris was a 6th rate 28-gun, ship.

Originally American, the USS Hancock, captured by HMS Rainbow and renamed.

Captured by the French 11-Sep-1781 in Chesapeake River.

Destroyed 18-Dec-1793 by the Royal Navy at Toulon.

Won the Battle Honour: Chesapeake 1781.



Other HMS Iris
- 1st  HMS Iris
- 2nd HMS Iris
- 3rd HMS Iris
- 4th HMS Iris
- 5th HMS Iris
- 6th HMS Iris
- 7th HMS Iris

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This page last edited - 27 February, 2013.

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