- HMS Wasp
Ten ships of the
Royal Navyhave been named HMS "Wasp":
* "Wasp" was an 8-gun
slooplaunched in 1749. She was sold in 1781.
* "Wasp" was a 16-gun
brig-slooplaunched in 1780. She was used as a fireshipin 1798 and expended in 1800.
* "Wasp" was originally a French 16-gun
cuttercalled "Espion". She was captured in 1782 and sold in 1784.
* "Wasp" was a 4-gun
gunvesselpurchased in 1794 from the Dutch. She was sold in 1801.
* "Wasp" was originally a French 14-gun sloop captured in 1800. She was sold in 1811.
* "Wasp" was an 18-gun Cruizer class
brig-slooplaunched in 1812. She was broken up in 1847.
* "Wasp" was a wood screw sloop launched in 1850. She was sold in 1869.
* "Wasp" was a composite screw gunboat launched in 1880. She was wrecked in 1884 and finally sold in 1910.
* "Wasp" was a
torpedo boatlaunched in 1884. She was sold circa 1906.
* "Wasp" was a composite screw gunboat launched in 1886. She foundered 1887 after leaving
* HMS "Wasp" was a Coastal Forces shore establishment at
Doverduring World War II [ [http://www.unithistories.com/units_british/RN_MTBs.html Royal Navy Coastal Forces 1940-1945 ] ]
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