HMS Bombay

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A number of ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name Bombay, after the Indian city of Bombay, now Mumbai. Among them were:

There was also HMS Bombay Castle, a 74-gun third rate launched in 1782 and wrecked in 1796. She was ordered under the name Bombay in 1780, but was renamed before her launch.

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  • 1915–19 and 1939–1940 – Bombay – A Grimsby trawler hired by the Royal Navy and converted into an unarmed auxiliary patrol vessel. Though in Royal Navy service, she was not commissioned and does not count as an HMS Bombay.
  • INS Mumbai (D62), named after the same city following that city's name change, seen as the name-successor to HMIS/INS Bombay
  • Bombay (ship) for non-Royal Navy and non-Royal Indian Navy ships of this name

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