|HMS Cadmus (1856)|
|Career (United Kingdom)|
|Class and type:||Corvette|
|Launched:||20 May 1856|
|Out of service:||1874|
|Fate:||Broken up 1879|
|Class & type:||Pearl-class corvette|
HMS Cadmus was a wooden screw corvette launched on 20 May 1856 at Chatham Dockyard. Cadmus struck rocks at Salcombe on 5 June 1869 and sent a telegraph to the station situated at Plymouth. She was broken up in 1879 at Devonport.
References[edit | edit source]
- Winfield, Rif; Lyon, David (2004). The Sail and Steam Navy List: All the Ships of the Royal Navy 1815–1889. London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-032-6. OCLC 52620555.
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