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HMS Sunderland

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Two ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Sunderland, after the English city of Sunderland, whilst another was planned:

  • HMS Sunderland was a 60-gun fourth rate launched in 1694, hulked in 1715 and sunk as a foundation in 1737.
  • HMS Sunderland was a 60-gun fourth rate launched 1724 and rebuilt in 1744. She foundered in 1761.
  • HMS Sunderland was to have been a Bangor class minesweeper. She was renamed HMS Lyme Regis before her launch in 1943 and was sold in 1948.
  • References

    HMS Sunderland Wikipedia


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