From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eleven ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Superb, or HMS Superbe:
- HMS Superb (1710) was a 64-gun third rate, previously the French ship Superbe. She was captured by HMS Kent in 1710 and was broken up in 1732
- HMS Superb (1736) was 60-gun fourth rate launched in 1736 and broken up in 1757
- HMS Superb (1760) was a 74-gun third rate launched in 1760 and wrecked in 1783
- HMS Superbe (1795) was a 22-gun sixth rate. She was previously a French ship, captured in 1795 by HMS Vanguard and used as a prison ship from 1796. She was sold in 1798.
- HMS Superb (1798) was a 74-gun third rate, launched in 1798 and broken up in 1826
- HMS Superb (1842) was an 80-gun second rate, launched in 1842 and broken up in 1869
- HMS Superb was to have been a broadside ironclad battleship, but she was renamed HMS Alexandra in 1874 before being launched in 1875. She was sold in 1908.
- HMS Superb (1875) was a battleship launched in 1875. She was built for the Turkish Navy, and was to have been named Hamidiyeh. She was purchased by Britain in 1873 and was sold in 1906.
- HMS Superb (1907) was Bellerophon-class battleship launched in 1907, involved in the Occupation of Constantinople and sold in 1923
- HMS Superb (25) was a Minotaur-class light cruiser launched in 1943 and sold in 1960.
- HMS Superb (S109) is a Swiftsure-class nuclear-powered hunter killer submarine launched in 1974, and decommissioned on 26 September 2008 after sustaining damage in an underwater grounding in the Red Sea
|This article includes a list of ships with the same or similar names. If an internal link for a specific ship led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended ship article, if one exists.|