Girish Mahajan

HMS Pearl

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HMS Pearl may refer to:

  • HMS Pearl (1708), a fourth-rate of 42 guns launched in 1708; a detachment of its crew under Lieutenant Robert Maynard killed Blackbeard in 1718; broken up in 1722
  • HMS Pearl (1726), a fourth-rate of 42 guns launched in 1726 and sold in 1744
  • HMS Pearl (1744), a fifth-rate of 44 guns launched in 1744 and sold in 1759
  • HMS Pearl (1762), a fifth-rate of 32 guns launched in 1762, renamed Prothee in 1825, and sold in 1832. Because Pearl served in the navy's Egyptian campaign (8 March to 2 September 1801), her officers and crew qualified for the clasp "Egypt" to the Naval General Service Medal, which the Admiralty issued in 1847 to all surviving claimants.
  • HMS Pearl (1828), a sloop of 20 guns launched in 1828
  • HMS Pearl (1855), a corvette of 21 guns launched in 1855
  • HMS Pearl (1890), a Pearl-class cruiser launched in 1890 and sold for scrap in 1906
  • References

    HMS Pearl Wikipedia


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