Trisha Shetty

HMS Calpe

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Two ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Calpe, named after an ancient name for the Rock of Gibraltar or Mons Calpe.

  • HMS Calpe, 14-gun sloop, formerly the Spanish San Josef, captured in 1800 and sold in 1802
  • HMS Calpe, Type II Hunt class destroyer launched in 1941, transferred to the Royal Danish Navy in 1952 as the Rolfe Krake, and sold for scrapping in 1966
  • HMS Calpe, Headquarters of the Royal Naval Reserve at Gibraltar until 1993
  • References

    HMS Calpe Wikipedia


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