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HMS Swift is the name of numerous ships of the British Royal Navy:
- HMS Swift (1697) was a 10-gun ship that was launched 1697 and ran aground off Port Comfort, Virginia in 1698.
- HMS Swift (1704) was a sloop-of-war of the Swift group, built in 1704 and sold in 1719. See List of corvette and sloop classes of the Royal Navy for this vessel and the four following sloops.
- HMS Swift (1721) was a sloop of the Otter group, built in 1721 and sold in 1741.
- HMS Swift (1741) was a sloop of the Drake class, built in 1741, and lost in 1756.
- HMS Swift (1763) was a 14-gun sloop of the Swift class, built in 1763. It sank at Puerto Deseado, Patagonia in 1770.
- HMS Swift (1779) was a 14-gun brigantine that the British captured from the United States in August 1779. She was commissioned in November under the command of Robert (or Richard) Sutton. The French frigate Résolue captured Swift in August 1782. She was sold at Pointe-à-Pitre in November and arrived at Lorient in February 1783.
- HMS Swift (1793) was a sloop built in 1793.
- HMS Swift (1835) was a packet brig launched in 1835.
- HMS Swift (1879) was a gunvessel launched 1879, and sold in Hong Kong in 1920 for mercantile use. See List of gunboat and gunvessel classes of the Royal Navy.
- HMS Swift (TB81) was a torpedo boat launched between 1884 and 1887, and broken up in 1921.
- HMS Swift (1907) was a unique destroyer leader that saw service in the First World War. It was sold for breaking up in 1921.
- HMS Swift (G46) was an S class destroyer sunk by a mine off the Normandy beaches on 24 June 1944.
- HMS Swift (P243), later LÉ Orla (P41), was a Peacock class patrol corvette built in 1984 and transferred to the Irish Naval Service in 1988.
- Demerliac, Alain (1996) La Marine De Louis XVI: Nomenclature Des Navires Français De 1774 À 1792. (Nice: Éditions OMEGA). ISBN 2-906381-23-3
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