French ship Scipion

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Five ships of the French Navy have borne the name Scipion in honour of Scipio Africanus.

French ships named Scipion[edit]

Ships of the French Navy named Scipion
Scipion (1779) raking HMS London during the Action of 18 October 1782
The Battle of Navarino; Scipion (1813) is shown in the centre, entangled with a fireship 

Notes and References[edit]



  1. ^ a b c d e Roche, vol.1, p.408


  • Roche, Jean-Michel (2005). Dictionnaire des bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours. 1. Group Retozel-Maury Millau. p. 408. ISBN 978-2-9525917-0-6. OCLC 165892922.