HMS Scylla

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Five vessels of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Scylla, after the sea monster Scylla of Greek mythology.

  • HMS Scylla (1809), the first Scylla, was an 18-gun brig-sloop launched in 1809 and broken up 1846.
  • HMS Scylla (98), the fourth Scylla, was a Dido-class light cruiser launched in 1940, seriously damaged by a mine in 1944, and sold in 1950.