|Name HMS Challenger|
Completed By 9 March 1827
Class and type 28-gun sixth rate
Launched 14 November 1826
|Laid down November 1825|
Fate Wrecked on 19 May 1835
Construction started November 1825
Builder HMNB Portsmouth
|Ordered 9 June 1825 Reordered 27 June 1825|
HMS Challenger was a 28-gun sixth rate of the Royal Navy. She was launched at Portsmouth, England on 14 November 1826. She was 125ft 6in long and 33ft wide, with an armament consisting of upper deck twenty 32-pounders, quarter deck six 18-pounders, forecastle two 9-pounders. Under the command of Charles Fremantle, she was in part responsible for the creation of the colony of Swan River in 1829.
She was wrecked off Mocha Island, Chile on 19 May 1835.