Neha Patil

HMS Diligence

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A number of ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Diligence.

  • HMS Diligence was an eight-gun sloop built in 1756, renamed Comet and converted to a fireship in 1779, but sold that year.
  • HMS Diligence was an 18-gun brig sloop. Originally HMS Spencer, she was renamed HMS Diligence before being launched in 1795. She was lost in 1800.
  • HMS Diligence was the former mercantile Union, purchased in 1801 and sold in 1812,
  • HMS Diligence was a 17-gun Camelion class sloop laid down in 1861 but cancelled on 12 December 1863.
  • HMS Diligence was a destroyer depot ship, formerly the civilian Tabaristan, purchased in October 1915. She was scrapped in 1926.
  • HMS Diligence was a repair ship, formerly USS Diligence (BAR-18) was transferred under terms of the Lend-lease Act to the Royal Navy and returned to the US Navy in 1946.
  • HMS Diligence was a base at Hythe, Hampshire for the minesweepers and motor torpedo boats of the reserve fleet, which opened in 1953.
  • RFA Diligence fleet repair ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, formerly the civilian MV Stena Inspector, purchased in October 1983.
  • References

    HMS Diligence Wikipedia


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