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HMS Wellesley

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Two ships of the Royal Navy and one shore establishment have been named HMS Wellesley after Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.

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Ships

  • HMS Wellesley was a Royal Navy school ship, formerly HMS Cornwall and renamed Wellesley in 1868.
  • HMS Wellesley, launched 1815, was a 72-gun third-rate ship of the line built at Bombay by the East India Company. Refitted as a training ship in 1868 and renamed HMS Cornwall. Sunk by enemy action, 1940.
  • Shore establishments

  • HMS Wellesley was a Royal Navy Nautical Training School at Blyth, Northumberland.
  • References

    HMS Wellesley Wikipedia


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