HMS Drake (1854) (13th)
This the thirteenth ship to carry the name HMS Drake was a
Built at Portsmouth, launched 25-Mar-1834 as a dockyard lighter. 60ft long, 21ft wide and of 109 tons builders measurement.
Converted to a mortar vessel at Portsmouth Oct 1854.
Renamed MV.1 on 19-Oct-1855.
Renamed HMS Sheppey 07-Jul-1856 and used as a dockyard lighter again.
Broken up 1867.
Won the Battle Honour: Baltic 1855.
Other HMS Drake
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26 August, 2012.
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