HMS Dart Wikipedia
Nine ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Dart, after the River Dart in Devon:HMS Dart (1796) was a 28-gun sloop-of-war launched in 1796 and broken up in 1809.
HMS Dart (1803) was an 8-gun lugger, previously the British privateer Dart, built in 1796, captured by the French in 1798, recaptured from the French by HMS Apollo in 1803, and sold in 1808.
HMS Dart (1810) was a 10-gun cutter, the mercantile Belerina or Ballerina, which had been building at Mevagissey in 1809; the Royal Navy purchased her in 1810 and she was lost at sea in between October and December 1813.
HMS Dart (1847) was a 3-gun Pandora-class brig launched in 1847, converted to a coastguard vessel and renamed WV.26 in 1863 and broken up in 1875.
HMS Dart (1860) was a wooden Philomel-class gunvessel launched in 1860. She was renamed HMS Kangaroo in 1882 and broken up in 1884.
HMS Dart (1882) was the ex-colonial yacht Cruiser, transferred in 1882, lent to the New South Wales government in 1904 and sold in 1912.
HMS PC.73 (1918), a PC-class sloop launched in 1918, was renamed HMS Dart in 1925. She was sold for breaking in 1938.
HMS Dart was the original name of the Flower-class corvette HMS Godetia, launched in 1941, transferred to the Belgian forces in exile in 1942 and scrapped in 1947.
HMS Dart (1942) was a River-class frigate launched in 1942 and sold for breaking in 1956.