HMS Acorn


HMS Acorn

Six ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS "Acorn". A seventh was planned but never completed:

*HMS|Acorn|1649|6 was a 22-gun ship hired between 1649 and 1654.
*HMS|Acorn|1807|6 was an 18-gun sloop launched in 1807 and broken up in 1819.
*HMS|Acorn|1826|6 was an 18-gun sloop launched in 1826 and wrecked in 1828.
*HMS "Acorn" was to have been an 18-gun sloop, but the order was cancelled in 1831.
*HMS|Acorn|1838|6 was a 12-gun brig launched in 1838. She was used as a coal hulk from 1861 and was sold in 1869.
*HMS|Acorn|1884|6 was a "Mariner"-class composite screw sloop launched in 1884 and sold in 1899.
*HMS|Acorn|1910|6 was an "Acorn" class destroyer launched in 1910 and sold in 1921.

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