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HMS Wolverine

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Six ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Wolverine, or the alternative spelling Wolverene, after the wolverine:

  • HMS Wolverine was a 14-gun brig-sloop, previously the civilian collier Rattler. She was purchased and converted in 1798 and sunk in action in 1804.
  • HMS Wolverine was an 18-gun Cruizer-class brig-sloop launched in 1805 and sold in 1816.
  • HMS Wolverine was a 16-gun Racer-class brig-sloop launched in 1836 and wrecked in 1855.
  • HMS Wolverine was a Jason-class wooden screw corvette launched in 1863. She was sent to Australia as a training ship in 1881, and then converted to a mercantile barque. She sailed to Australia in 1895 but defects were discovered and she was hulked there.
  • HMS Wolverine was a Beagle-class destroyer. launched in 1910 and sunk in a collision in 1917.
  • HMS Wolverine was a V and W class destroyer launched in 1919 and sold for scrapping in 1946.
  • References

    HMS Wolverine Wikipedia


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