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- HMS Naiad (1783), formerly the French corvette Naiade, which Sceptre, a 64-gun third-rate, captured off Trincomalee on the night of 11 April 1783. Naïade was armed with eighteen to twenty 8-pounder guns and ten swivel guns and had a crew of 160 men. She had a burthen of 640 tons, and measured 126'8" (deck) by 33'8½" (breadth) by 10'2" (hold depth). The British armed her with twenty-two 12-pounder guns, and two 18-pounder and six 12-pounder carronade, but never commissioned her; they then sold her 17 August 1784.
- HMS Naiad (1797), a fifth-rate frigate launched in 1797 and commissioned in 1798. She was paid off in 1826 and then served for many years in Latin America as a depot ship, first for the Royal Navy and then for the Pacific Steam Navigation Company. She was broken up in 1898.
- HMS Naiad (1890), an Apollo-class second class protected cruiser launched in 1890 and sold in 1922.
- HMS Naiad (93), a Dido-class cruiser launched in 1939 and torpedoed and sunk by a U-boat on 11 March 1942.
- HMS Naiad (F39), a Leander-class frigate launched in 1963 and decommissioned in 1987.
- 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.
- Demerliac, Alain (1996) La Marine De Louis XVI: Nomenclature Des Navires Français De 1774 À 1792. (Nice: Éditions OMEGA). ISBN 2-906381-23-3
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