Seven ships of the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy have been called HMS Pallas. See Pallas (disambiguation) for various figures called “Pallas” in Greek mythology.
The first Pallas was a 36 gun fifth rate launched at Deptford in 1757 and run aground in 1783.
The second Pallas was a 32 gun fifth rate launched at Woolwich Dockyard in 1793 and wrecked in 1798 on Mount Batten Point, near Plymouth.
The third Pallas was a 38 gun fifth rate launched at Woolwich Dockyard in 1780 as HMS Minerva but renamed HMS Pallas when she was converted to a troopship in 1798. She was broken up in 1803.
A Pallas was ordered but before construction started her name was changed and she was launched in 1803 as HMS Shannon.
The fourth Pallas was another 32 gun fifth rate launched at Plymouth in 1804 and wrecked in 1810 at the Firth of Forth.
The fifth Pallas was a 36 gun fifth rate launched at Portsmouth in 1816, and converted to a coal hulk in 1836. She was sold in 1862.
The sixth Pallas was an armoured corvette launched at Woolwich Dockyard in 1865, and sold in 1886.
The seventh Pallas was a Pearl class second class cruiser launched at Portsmouth in 1890, and sold in 1906.
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