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HMS Dauntless

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Five ships and one shore establishment of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Dauntless:

  • HMS Dauntless (1804) was an 18-gun sloop launched at Hull, England in November 1804. In 1807 she ran aground during a battle in the Vistula River and was forced to surrender to the French.
  • HMS Dauntless (1808) was a 26-gun sloop launched in 1808 and sold for breaking in 1825.
  • HMS Dauntless (1847) was a 24-gun (from 1854, 33-gun) frigate launched in 1847 and sold for breaking in 1885.
  • HMS Dauntless (D45) was a Danae-class light cruiser launched in 1918. She was used as a training vessel from 1943 before being sold for breaking in 1946.
  • HMS Dauntless was the WRNS training establishment at Burghfield, near Reading, Berkshire, from 1947 until 1981.
  • HMS Dauntless (D33) is a Type 45 destroyer launched on 23 January 2007 at the BAE Systems Govan shipyard in Glasgow, and commissioned in June 2010.
  • In popular culture

  • In the 2003 film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, the fictional HMS Dauntless appears as the flagship and pride of the Royal Navy.
  • References

    HMS Dauntless Wikipedia

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