Girish Mahajan

HMS Bloodhound

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Four ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Bloodhound, after the bloodhound, a breed of dog. A fifth was planned but renamed before being launched.

  • HMS Bloodhound was a 12-gun gun-brig launched in 1801 and sold in 1816.
  • HMS Bloodhound was an iron paddle vessel launched in 1845 and broken up in 1866.
  • HMS Bloodhound was an Ant-class gunboat launched in 1871. She became a tender in 1905, a boom defence vessel in 1917, and was sold in 1921.
  • HMS Bloodhound was a motor torpedo boat used for torpedo trials, launched in 1937 and wrecked in 1943.
  • HMS Bloodhound was to have been a Type 22 frigate. She was renamed HMS London before being launched in 1984.
  • References

    HMS Bloodhound Wikipedia

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