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HMS Tyne

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Six ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Tyne, after the River Tyne, England:

  • HMS Tyne was a 28-gun sixth-rate launched in 1814 and sold in 1825.
  • HMS Tyne was a 28-gun sixth-rate launched in 1826, converted to a storeship in 1848 and sold for breaking in 1862.
  • HMS Tyne was launched in 1845 as the 36-gun fifth rate HMS Active. She became a Royal Naval Reserve training ship in 1863, was renamed Tyne in July 1867 and then Durham in November the same year. She was sold in 1908.
  • HMS Tyne, launched in 1878 as SS Mariotis, was a troop ship. On August 31, 1880 she was delivering troops to HMS London in Zanzibar. She foundered in a gale off Sheerness in 1920 while awaiting disposal.
  • HMS Tyne was a Hecla-class depot ship launched in 1940. She served in World War II and the Korean War and was scrapped in 1972.
  • HMS Tyne is a River-class patrol vessel launched in 2002 and currently in service.
  • Battle honours

  • Baltic 1854
  • Korea 1953
  • References

    HMS Tyne Wikipedia

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