HMS Comet

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The British Royal Navy has used the name HMS Comet, after the comet, no fewer than 16 times:

Also[edit]

  • HM Schooner Comet, of 10 guns, formerly "McDonogh's Packet", operated in 1777 and captured three American vessels in May. She may have been a ship's tender to HMS Aeolus.

Citations and references[edit]

Citations

  1. ^ "No. 8847". The London Gazette. 6 May 1749. p. 2. 
  2. ^ Lloyd's Register (1776), Seq. №A87.
  3. ^ Lloyd's Register (1784), Seq. №A82.
  4. ^ Winfield (2007), p.335.
  5. ^ Gentleman's and London Magazine: Or Monthly Chronologer, 1741-1794, p.207.

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