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HMS Porpoise (1777)  (1st)
Sloop 16-gun

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Porpoise was a 16-gun, sloop.

Bought 1777, and of 285 tons builders measurement.

Converted to a fireship 23-Jul-1778 and renamed Firebrand.

Burned and blew up 11-Oct-1781 off Falmouth.

 

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- 3rd HMS Porpoise
- 4th HMS Porpoise
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- 6th HMS Porpoise
- 7th HMS Porpoise
- 8th HMS Porpoise
- 9th HMS Porpoise
- 10th HMS Porpoise
- 11th HMS Porpoise

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This page last edited - 18 April, 2013.

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