HMS Perseverance

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Three ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Perseverance:

  • HMS Perseverance was a 35-gun fifth rate frigate launched in 1781, the nameship of the Perseverance Class. She was sold in 1823.
  • HMS Perseverance was a wooden screw discovery sloop, previously the civilian Free Trade. She was purchased in 1850 and briefly named HMS Perseverance. She was renamed HMS Intrepid later in 1850 and was abandoned in the Arctic in 1854.
  • HMS Perseverance was an iron screw troopship, ordered as the Russian Sobraon before the Crimean War and purchased by the Royal Navy from its builders in 1854. She was wrecked in 1860.