HMS Splendid

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Four ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Splendid.

  • The first Splendid was listed in 1597, with an unknown fate.
  • The second Splendid was an S class destroyer, launched in 1918, and sold in 1931.
  • The third Splendid was a submarine of the S class, launched in 1942 and sunk in 1943 by a German destroyer.
  • The fourth Splendid was a Swiftsure-class nuclear-powered hunter killer submarine.