HMS Carnation Wikipedia
Four ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Carnation.HMS Carnation was a Cruizer-class brig-sloop launched in 1807, but captured by the French in 1808, and burnt by the British in 1809.
HMS Carnation was another Cruizer-class brig-sloop, launched in 1813, and sunk as a target in 1867.
HMS Carnation was a Azalea-class sloop, launched in 1915, and sold for breaking up in 1922.
HMS Carnation was a Flower-class corvette, launched in 1940, which served in the Royal Netherlands Navy as Friso from 1943–45, and later as a merchant ship.