24 April 1840
| 31 December 1835|
23 February 1840
7 October 1839
HMS Persian was a sixteen-gun Acorn-class brig-sloop built for the Royal Navy during the 1830s.
HMS Persian (1839) Wikipedia
Persian had a length at the gundeck of 105 feet 1 inch (32.0 m) and 82 feet 9 inches (25.2 m) at the keel. She had a beam of 33 feet 6 inches (10.2 m), a draught of 11 feet 9 inches (3.6 m) and a depth of hold of 14 feet 10 inches (4.5 m). The ship's tonnage was 483 88⁄94 tons burthen. The Acorn class was initially armed with a pair of 32-pounder guns and fourteen 32-pounder carronades. The armament was later changed to four 32-pounder cannon and a dozen 32-pounder carronades. The ships had a crew of 110–30 officers and ratings.
Persian, the second ship of her name to serve in the Royal Navy, was ordered on 31 December 1835, laid down in May 1838 at Pembroke Dockyard, Wales, and launched on 7 October 1839. She was completed on 28 April 1840 at Plymouth Dockyard and commissioned on 23 February of that year.