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Seven ships of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy have been called HMS Pallas. See Pallas (disambiguation) for various figures called "Pallas" in Greek mythology.

  • The first Pallas was a 36 gun fifth rate launched at Deptford in 1757 and run aground in 1783.
  • The second Pallas was a 32 gun fifth rate launched at Woolwich Dockyard in 1793 and wrecked in 1798 on Mount Batten Point, near Plymouth.
  • The third Pallas was a 38 gun fifth rate launched at Woolwich Dockyard in 1780 as HMS Minerva but renamed HMS Pallas when she was converted to a troopship in 1798. She was broken up in 1803.
  • A Pallas was ordered but before construction started her name was changed and she was launched in 1803 as HMS Shannon.
  • The fourth Pallas was another 32 gun fifth rate launched at Plymouth in 1804 and wrecked in 1810 at the Firth of Forth.
  • The fifth Pallas was a 36 gun fifth rate launched at Portsmouth in 1816, and converted to a coal hulk in 1836. She was sold in 1862.
  • The sixth Pallas was an armoured corvette launched at Woolwich Dockyard in 1865, and sold in 1886.
  • The seventh Pallas was a Pearl class second class cruiser launched at Portsmouth in 1890, and sold in 1906.
  • References

    HMS Pallas Wikipedia


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