Samiksha Jaiswal

HMS Ormonde

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Three ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Ormonde:

  • HMS Ormonde was a 54-gun fourth rate launched in 1711. She was renamed HMS Dragon in 1715 and was broken up in 1733.
  • HMS Ormonde was a MS Trawler class minesweeper built in 1906 by Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders in Selby and sunk by German aircraft on 16 February 1941, off the east coast of Scotland. All on board were lost. She was commissioned by the Royal Navy in November 1940, having previously spent time in the Persian Gulf and off Cyprus conducting hydrographic work for the Admiralty.[1]
  • HMS Ormonde was a 24-class minesweeping sloop launched in 1918. She became a survey ship in 1924 and was sold in 1937.
  • HMS Ormonde was a Landing Ship, Infantry built as Cape Girardeau but renamed Empire Spearhead before being launched in 1943. She was renamed HMS Ormonde in 1945, the name reverting to Empire Spearhead in 1945, before she was returned to the United States Maritime Commission in 1947.
  • References

    HMS Ormonde Wikipedia


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