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Two ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Nabob, for a Nabob, which is an Anglo-Indian term for a conspicuously wealthy man who made his fortune in the Orient, especially in the Indian subcontinent.
- HMS Nabob was the East Indiaman Triton, launched in 1766, which the Navy bought in 1777 for use as a storeship, converted to a hospital ship in 1780, and then sold in 1783.
- HMS Nabob (D77) was the ex-USS Edisto, an escort carrier launched in 1943 and provided to the United Kingdom on Lend-Lease. She was torpedoed in 1944, not repaired, and sold to the Netherlands for breaking up in 1947, resold in 1951, and finally broken up in Taiwan in 1977.
- Winfield (2007), p.359.
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475.
- Winfield, Rif (2008). British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793–1817: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates. Seaforth. ISBN 1-86176-246-1.
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