HMS Wasp

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Nine ships and one shore establishment of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Wasp, with one other government vessel using the name:


Shore Establishments[edit]

Other vessels[edit]

  • Torpedo Boat No. 191 was a second-class spar torpedo boat launched in 1883 by Thornycroft for Tasmanian service, arriving in Hobart on the ss Abington, on 1 May 1884. Called Wasp by her builders, she was referred to only by the number TB 1 when in service. She was transferred to South Australia in 1905, being towed behind the Protector, and sold in 1917.


  1. ^ Winfield (2008), p. 278.
  2. ^ Hepper (1994), p.95.
  3. ^ Royal Navy Coastal Forces 1940-1945