The loss of HMS Polyphemus in 1856
The loss of HMS Polyphemus in 1856


The Royal Navy
The Royal Navy


The sloop Polyphemus was commissioned in October 1855 for the Baltic bij Commander Frederick Pelham Warren, but on 29 January 1856 was wrecked on the coast of Denmark when en route to her station, with the loss of 9 (?) lives.


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