HMS Prince of Wales
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- HMS Prince of Wales (1765) was a 74-gun third rate launched in 1765. She had been originally planned as HMS Hibernia, but the name was changed prior to launch. She was broken up in 1783.
- HMS Prince of Wales (1794) was a 90-gun second rate launched in 1794 and broken up in 1822.
- HMS Prince of Wales (1795) was a 38-gun transport purchased in 1795, and still on the records in 1801.
- HMS Prince of Wales (1860) was a 121-gun screw-propelled first rate launched in 1860. She was converted to a training ship and renamed HMS Britannia in 1869, hulked in 1909 and sold in 1914. She was finally broken up in 1916.
- HMS Prince of Wales (1902) was a Formidable-class battleship launched in 1902 and sold for scrap in 1920.
- HMS Prince of Wales (53) was a King George V-class battleship launched in 1939 and sunk in a Japanese airstrike in 1941.
- HMS Prince of Wales (R09) will be the second of two Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers and is scheduled to enter service in 2018.
- Prince of Wales (ship) - the name of several British merchant vessels
- Prince of Wales (EIC ship) - several ships serving the British East India Company (EIC)
- HMS Thrush was an 18-gun sloop launched in 1794 for the Customs Service under the name Prince of Wales. The Admiralty purchased her in 1806 and sent her out to Jamaica where she was hulked in 1809 and where she sank at anchor in 1815.
- Prince of Wales was a vessel belonging to the Excise service of Scotland in 1799 that was responsible for the coast between the Mull of Cantire and Cape Wrath. She was of 300 tons (bm), and armed with 20 guns. She had a crew of 50 men under William Murray.
Citations and references
- Naval Chronicle, Vol. 1, btwn. p.264 & 268.
- 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.
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