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HMS Northampton

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Two ships of the Royal Navy have been called HMS Northampton, after the English town of Northampton:

  • HMS Northampton was a Nelson class armoured cruiser, launched in 1876, hulked as a boys' training ship in 1894 and sold for breaking up in 1905.
  • HMS Northampton was previously HMS Sharpshooter, a torpedo gunboat launched in 1888 and renamed HMS Northampton in 1912 when she was used for harbour service. She was broken up in 1922.
  • References

    HMS Northampton Wikipedia


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