HMS Elk (1847)
Lambert M. SurhoneISBN: 978-6-1325-0124-0;
HMS Elk was a 482 ton displacement, 16 gun Acorn-class brig-sloop of the Royal Navy launched on 29 September 1847 from the Chatham Dockyard. She was sent to the East Indies Station and China Station and participated during the Second Opium War until being assigned to the Australia Station in 1859. She searched for HMS Sappho with HMVS Victoria after Sappho disappeared in Bass Strait in February 1858. In 1860 she participated during the First Taranaki War. She left the Australia Station in March 1860 and upon arriving in England was paid off.
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