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Eight ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Caroline:
- HMS Caroline was a 3-gun gunvessel, formerly a barge, purchased in 1794. She was sold in 1802.
- HMS Caroline was a 36-gun fifth rate launched in 1795 and broken up in 1815.
- HMS Caroline was a 14-gun brig, formerly the French ship Affronteur, captured in 1803 by HMS Doris, and probably broken up in 1807. Accounts differ as to whether she was commissioned or instead was a hired vessel serving the Royal Navy under contract.
- HMS Caroline was a schooner, captured from the French in 1809 by HMS Halifax and listed until 1814.
- HMS Caroline was a wood screw gunboat of the Albacore class, launched in 1856 and broken up in 1862.
- HMS Caroline was a sailing gunboat serving in New Zealand waters. She was purchased in 1859 and sold in 1863.
- HMS Caroline was a Satellite-class composite screw corvette launched in 1882. She was reassigned to harbour service in 1897 and then became a training ship and was renamed HMS Ganges in 1908. She was renamed Powerful III in 1913 and Impregnable IV in 1919. She was finally sold in 1929.
- HMS Caroline is a C-class light cruiser launched in 1914, decommissioned in 2011 From 1924 she served as the headquarters of the Northern Ireland division of the Royal Naval Reserve, until 2010 when the division moved ashore and recommissioned as HMS Hibernia.
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