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- HMS Beaver (1656), a ketch in the Royalist navy, captured by Parliamentary forces in 1656 and broken up two years later.
- HMS Beaver (1757), 18, a sloop originally called Trudaine and operating as a French privateer, but captured in 1757 and renamed before being sold in 1761.
- HMS Beaver (1761), 14, a sloop launched in 1761 and sold in 1783.
- HMS Beaver (1795), 14, a sloop launched in 1795 and sold in 1808.
- HMS Beaver (1809), 10, a Cherokee-class brig-sloop launched in 1809 and sold in 1829
- HMS Beaver (1837), a wooden paddle packet originally operating as a Post Office vessel but transferred to the Royal Navy in 1837. It became a dockyard lighter in 1845.
- HMS Beaver (1855), an Albacore-class gunboat launched in 1855 and broken up in 1864. This vessel was built hastily of unseasoned wood with the result that she was unsound and saw no service at all.
- HMS Beaver (1905), a 125-ton tender transferred from the War Department to the Royal Navy in 1905 and sold in 1911.
- HMS Beaver (1911), an Acheron-class destroyer launched in 1911 and sold in 1921.
- HMS Beaver (F93), a Type 22, or Broadsword-class frigate launched in 1982 and scrapped in 2001.
- HMS Beaver's Prize (or Beaver Prize), was the 24-gun Pennsylvania State privateer Oliver Cromwell, which Beaver captured in 1777. She was commissioned into the Royal Navy shortly thereafter. She was wrecked, with the loss of many of her crew, in 1780 in the harbour at St Lucia in a storm.
- Other ships named Beaver
Citations and references
- HMS Beaver, - accessed 8 May 2014.
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475.
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