HMS Lark (1880)
Drawing of the inboard profile plan of the Lark, 1881
|Launched:||4 December 1880|
|Fate:||sold December 1887.|
Commenced service on the Australia Station in 1882. She undertook survey work in the Bougainville Strait, Choisel Bay and San Cristobel Island. During her life the ship's surgeon on board was Henry B. Guppy who also did much scientific research during the journeys.
Based in Hobart, she was sold again in 1888 and was used as a coastal commercial trader in the Solomon Islands based out of Sydney.
- Bastock, p.95.
- British Medical Journal: obituary: 5 June 1926
- "The Wreck of the Barque Illie". The Argus. Melbourne. 18 May 1883. p. 6.
- Bastock, John (1988), Ships on the Australia Station, Child & Associates Publishing Pty Ltd; Frenchs Forest, Australia. ISBN 0-86777-348-0
- Media related to HMS Lark (1880) at Wikimedia Commons
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