HMS Swiftsure

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The Royal Navy has had ships named HMS Swiftsure since 1573, including:

Battle honours[edit]

(First)

  • Armada 1588
  • Cadiz 1592

(Second)

  • Santa Cruz 1657
  • Lowestoft 1665, Four Days Fight 1666

(Third)

  • Schooneveldt 1673, Texel 1673
  • Barfleur 1692
  • Vigo 1702, Gibraltar 1704, Velez Malaga 1704

(Fourth)

  • Lagos 1759, Quiberon Bay 1759, Belle Ile 1761

(Fifth)

  • Nile 1798, Egypt 1801

(Sixth)

  • Trafalgar 1805

(Eighth)

  • Suez Canal 1915, Dardanelles 1915-16

(Ninth)

  • Okinawa 1945

References[edit]

  • A.E Weightman, Crests and Badges of H.M. Ships (1957) ISBN (none)