HMS Mohawk


HMS Mohawk

Thirteen ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS "Mohawk", after the Mohawk, an indigenous tribe of North America:

*HMS "Mohawk" was a 6-gun sloop launched in 1756 and captured by the French in 1756.
*HMS "Mohawk" was an 18-gun sloop launched in 1759 and lost in 1764.
*HMS "Mohawk" was an 18-gun sloop purchased in 1782 and sold in 1783.
*HMS "Mohawk" was a schooner listed in 1795 and condemned in 1803.
*HMS "Mohawk" was a sloop in service in 1798.
*HMS "Mohawk" was an 18-gun brig sold in 1814. She may previously have been HMS "Viper".
*HMS "Mohawk" was to have been an 18-gun "Cruizer" class brig-sloop launched, but she was renamed HMS "Ontario" before being launched in 1813. She was sold in 1832.
*HMS "Mohawk" was a paddle-vessel launched in 1843 and sold in 1852.
*HMS "Mohawk" was a wooden screw gun vessel launched in 1856. She was sold in 1862 to the Emperor of China and renamed "Pekin".
*HMS "Mohawk" was a Torpedo Cruiser launched in 1886 and sold in 1905.
*HMS "Mohawk" was a Tribal class destroyer launched in 1907 and sold in 1919.
*HMS "Mohawk" was a Tribal-class destroyer launched in 1937. She was torpedoed by an Italian destroyer in 1941 and was subsequently sunk by HMS "Janus".
*HMS "Mohawk" was a Tribal class frigate launched in 1962 and sold for scrapping in 1980.


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