HMS Vernon (1832)

HMS Vernon was a 50-gun fourth rate launched in 1832. She became tender to the Navy's gunnery school HMS Excellent, and then the torpedo school ship in 1876. She was renamed HMS Actaeon in 1886 and sold in 1923.

HMS Vernon
Her figurehead and No 1 Gunwharf Quay, Portsmouth
Vernon in the lead near Malta, seven warships proceeding under sail 1835, by Cammillieri


  • Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) [1969]. 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.

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