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HMS Magic HMS Magic was sunk off Normandy in August 1944 by enemy action. 52346
HMS Menelaus Was launched by Scotts, Greenock in 1895. 46746
HMS Motor Torpedo Boat (MTB 310) The HMS MTB 310 was a ELCO 77 Class boat built for the Royal Navy. It was launched on the 8th of September 1941. It was sunk by Italian aircraft bombs in Tobruk, Libya on the 14th Of September 1942.  More information... 114737
HMS Newmarket HMS Newmarket was a 833 ton steamer built in 1907 by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Hull for the Great Eastern Railway Company, Harwich. She was requisitioned by the Royal Navy for use as a minesweeper... 105251
HMS Orion Built in 1932 by Vickers Armstrong at Devonport Dockyard, and commissioned in 1934, HMS Orion served in the Mediterranian Fleet during WW2. She was decommissioned in 1947 and scrapped in 1949. 8687
HMS Otway HMS Otway (built 1909) was an armed merchant cruiser which operated during the First World War. It was sunk, north of the Butt of Lewis, by UC 49 captained by Karl Petri on the 23rd of July 1917 with the loss of ten... 111685
HMS Princess Beatrix The HMS Princess Beatrix was a former Dutch ferry that had been fitted out as an assault landing ship. She was launched in March 1939. In 1946 the Princess Beatrix was returned to her original owners and operated as a... 113718
HMS Puckeridge This vessel, built by JS White & Co, Cowes, UK was sunk by a German submarine on 6 September 1943. 60301
HMS Quail The HMS Quail was launched on the 1st June 1942, her motto was 'I will be prompt at a signal'. She was damaged by a mine off Bali on the 15th November 1943. She sank under tow on the 18th May 1944. Further information... 111293
HMS Queen Mary HMS Queen Mary was a British Lion-class battlecruiser, and was active in the North Sea during the First World War. She was destroyed by the German battecruiser Derfflinger during the Battle of Jutland on 31st May 1916.... 119863
HMS River Clyde The HMS River Clyde was one of approximately 260 trawlers lost in action from September 1939 through to May 1945 - from the northern seas off Norway to the eastern seaboard of North America, the Far East, Africa and... 61660
HMS Rutlandshire Built in 1936, HMS Rutlandshire was taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939. Displacement: 458 tons. She was sunk by German aircraft off Namsos, Norway on 20 April 1940. 40487
HMS Sarnia HMS Sarnia was an Armed Boarding Steamer (1,400 gross tons) which was sunk by a submarine in the Mediterranean on 12 September 1918. 41298
HMS Sheffield HMS Sheffield (D80) was a Type 42 Guided Missile Destroyer laid down by Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering at Barrow-in-Furness on 15 January 1970, launched on 10 June 1971 and commissioned on 16 February 1975. The... 60357
HMS Silicia HMS Silicia was commissioned by the Admiralty in August 1939. She was launched on the 27th of November 1912. She was mined and sunk, off the Humber, on 8 May 1941. 112490
HMS Sparrowhawk HMS Sparrowhawk was built by Hunter and Wigham Richardson of Wallsend, and launched in 1912. She was an Acasta-class destroyer; she joined the Royal Navy as part of the 4th Destroyer Flotilla upon completion in mid-1913... 115180
HMS Stronghold HMS Stronghold  was a Royal Naval Destroyer, built at Scotts of Greenock for the Admiralty. She was sunk at the Battle of the Java Sea on 2 March 1942. 110425
HMS Thames HMS Thames was a Mersey-class protected cruiser built, for the Royal Navy, by the Pembroke Dockyard and launched in 1885. Initially serving as a port guard ship at Queenstown In 1903 she was converted into a submarine... 113543
HMS Tiercel HMS Tiercel was a Royal Navy Armed yacht built by Henry Robb Ltd (Leith) in 1913 and laid up in 1945.     107413
HMS Titania HMS Titania was originally built as a merchant ship of 5250 tons (initially intended for the Austrians) and launched March 1915 by the Clyde Shipbuilding Company at Glasgow. She was commandeered by the Admiralty and... Yes 8974
HMS Trouncer HMS Trouncer was built by Seattle-Tacoma in Seattle in 1943 and originally named USS Perdido. She was transferred to the Royal Navy in 1944 as an escort carrier. After the war she was returned to the US Navy and sold... 8688
HMS Victorious HMS Victorious was built by Vickers Armstrong, Newcastle. Laid down 4 May 1937, she was launched on 14 September 1939 and commissioned 15 May 1941. She encountered and attacked the Bismarck just nine days later, and... 23100
HMS Victory HMS Victory was launched in 1765.  In 1805 she was the flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar. In 1824 she became a harbour ship. From 1889 to 1904 she was fitted out as a Telegraphy School. During the First World War... 113469
HMS Vivacious HMS Vivacious was launched by Yarrow Shipbuilders Scotstoun in 1917, and commissioned in the same year. During the Dunkirk evacuation she made five trips to the beaches. She was reconstructed as a Long Range Escort... 60336
HMS Wakeful On 29 May 1940 HMS Wakeful was torpedoed and sunk by German motor torpedo boat S-30 while participating in the evacuation of French, English and Belgian troops off Dunkirk; 650 men were lost. 23103
HMS Welshman HMS Welshman was built by Hawthorn Leslie and launched on 4 September 1940. She served in the Mediterranean Fleet and supported Malta during the long seige as a supply vessel; her role is featured in the film The Malta... 8686
HMS Whirlwind A Destroyer launched in 1917, and commissioned in 1918. HMS Whirlwind was torpedoed and sunk on 5 July 1940 by the German submarine U-34 120 miles west of Lands End. 36839
HMS Worcestershire HMS Worcestershire was originally a passenger ship, but was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser in 1939. The Worcestershire was damaged by a U-boat on 3rd April 1941. It survived,... 23359
HMS Wyvern HMS Wyvern, also spelled HMS Wivern, was launched at the Isle of Wight in 1919. Following its early service, the destroyer was in reserve for a number of years, being recommissioned in 1939. In May 1940, the Wyvern's... 105152
HMT Arctic Hunter The HMT Arctic Hunter, originally the fishing trawler Capel H17, was built in Hull and requisitioned by the Admiralty in 1939 in order to serve as a minesweeper. Following the Second World War, on returning to trawling... 66776

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