HMS Perseus (1861)  (3rd)
Wooden Screw Sloop

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Perseus was a wooden, screw, sloop.

Built at Pembroke Dock, launched 21-Aug-1861, 185ft long, 33ft wide and of 955 tons builders measurement.. Armed with 5 x 40pdr and 8 x 3pdr guns.

Used for harbour service from 1886.

Renamed Defiance II 1904.

Sold 26-Jun-1931.


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

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This page last edited - 09 September, 2012.

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