French ship Rubis
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This article is about the French ship series. For the French two-stage rocket, see Rubis (rocket). For the storage and distribution company, see Rubis (company).
17 ships of the French Navy have been named Rubis ("Ruby"), or Ruby as it was spelled until the 18th century:
- Rubis (1648), a 48-gun ship of the line.
- Rubis (1665), a 64-gun ship of the line, captured in 1666, taken into service as HMS Ruby. She was hulked after sustaining storm damage in 1682 and broken up in 1685.
- Rubis (1671), a 70-gun ship of the line, broken up in 1700.
- Rubis (1672), a 50-gun ship of the line.
- Rubis (1673), a fireship.
- Rubis (1680), a 54-gun ship of the line, hulked in 1722.
- Rubis (1704), a 56-gun ship of the line, broken up in 1729
- Rubis (1707), a 56-gun ship of the line, formerly HMS Ruby captured by Mars in 1707. Broken up in 1708.
- Rubis (1709), a gunboat.
- Rubis (1729), a 52-gun ship of the line, captured in 1747 and taken into service as HMS Rubis and condemned in 1748.
- Rubis (1744), a 20-gun corvette, broken up in 1748.
- Rubis (1747), a 26-gun ship, condemned in 1747.
- Rubis (1812), a 40-gun frigate. She ran aground in 1813 and was burnt to prevent capture.
- Rubis (1844), a paddle corvette.
- Rubis (1884), a gunboat.
- Rubis (1909), an Émeraude-class submarine.
- Rubis (1931), a Saphir-class minelaying submarine. She was sunk in 1958 to be used as a sonar target.
- Rubis (S601), a nuclear attack submarine and lead ship her class.
Sources and references
- Les bâtiments ayant porté le nom de Rubis
- Roche, Jean-Michel (2005). Dictionnaire des bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours. 1, 1671–1870. ISBN 978-2-9525917-0-6. OCLC 165892922.[page needed][self-published source?]
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