Samiksha Jaiswal

HMS Magicienne

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Five ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Magicienne. The origins of the name are from the French word for a female magician or sorceress and were used following the capture of the French frigate Magicienne in 1781.

  • HMS Magicienne was a fifth rate French frigate captured in 1781 and destroyed at the Battle of Grand Port in 1810.
  • HMS Magicienne was a fifth rate frigate built in 1812 and broken up in 1845.
  • HMS Magicienne was a frigate built in 1849 and broken up in 1866.
  • HMS Magicienne was a Marathon class cruiser built in 1888 and sold in 1905.
  • HMS Magicienne was a minesweeper built in 1944 and broken up in 1956.
  • References

    HMS Magicienne Wikipedia


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