HMS Temeraire

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Six ships and two shore establishments of the Royal Navy have been called HMS Temeraire. The name entered the navy with the capture of the first Temeraire (French for "reckless") from the French in 1759:

In fiction[edit]

  • Valiant class nuclear submarine HMS Temeraire in Douglas Reeman's 1967 novel The Deep Silence
  • Nuclear submarine HMS Téméraire in John Winton's 1971 novel The Fighting "Téméraire"
  • In the Honorverse novel At All Costs, mention is made of the Temeraire class SD(P)s entering service with the Havenite Republican Navy. One of these is the RHNS Conquete, which is severely damaged at the Battle of Solon.

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