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Encyclopedia > List of all ships of the Royal Navy, B
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Ships of the Royal Navy

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The source for an SVG image of the White Ensign can be found at User:David Newton/SVG Graphics/White Ensign. ... The following is a list of Royal Navy ship names by name in alphabetical order, both past and present. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ...

aircraft carriers
amphibious assault shipping
battlecruisers
battleships
corvettes and sloops
cruisers
destroyers
escort carriers
fast patrol boats
frigates
minesweepers
monitors
submarines
submarine depot ships
survey vessels
fleet bases
air stations
aircraft wings
fleets and major commands
squadrons and flotillas

This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. This page lists all ships the names of which begin with B. Active ships Invincible class Invincible (1977) Illustrious (1981) Ark Royal (1981) Ocean (1995) helicopter carrier Planned ships CVF (full-sized, CTOL aircraft carriers) of 55,000+ tonnes HMS Queen Elizabeth (2012) HMS Prince of Wales (2015) Decommissioned ships Argus (1916) Furious (1916) Glorious class Glorious (1916) Courageous (1916) Vindictive (1918... Active Ships Ocean class LPH HMS Ocean Albion class LPD HMS Albion HMS Bulwark Decommissioned Fearless class LPD HMS Fearless HMS Intrepid Centaur class LPH HMS Albion HMS Bulwark HMS Hermes Landing ships tank HMS Boxer HMS Bruiser HMS Thruster LST 3001 LST 3002 LST 3003/HMS Anzio LST 3004... This is a list of battlecruisers of the Royal Navy: Invincible class Invincible (1908) Indomitable (1907) Inflexible (1908) Indefatigable class Indefatigable (1909) New Zealand (1911) (also HMAS Australia (1911) of the Royal Australian Navy) Lion class Lion (1910) Princess Royal (1911) Queen Mary (1912) Tiger class Tiger (1913) Leopard (not... This is a list of battleships of the Royal Navy of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. ... This is a list of corvette and sloop classes of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of Royal Navy cruisers. ... This is a list of destroyer classes of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of Royal Navy escort carriers. ... This is a list of fast patrol boats of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of frigates of the Royal Navy in chronological order. ... // Historical Classes Active Ships Hunt-class minesweepers HMS Brecon (M29) HMS Ledbury (M30) HMS Cattistock (M31) HMS Cottesmore (M32) HMS Brocklesby (M33) HMS Middleton (M34) HMS Dulverton (M35) HMS Chiddingfold (M37) HMS Atherstone (M38) HMS Hurworth (M39) HMS Quorn (M41) Sandown-class minesweepers HMS Sandown (M101) HMS Inverness (M102) HMS... This is a list of monitors of the Royal Navy: Humber-class HMS Severn HMS Humber HMS Mersey Abercrombie-class HMS Abercrombie HMS Havelock HMS Raglan HMS Roberts Lord Clive-class HMS Lord Clive HMS General Craufurd HMS Earl of Peterborough HMS Sir Thomas Picton HMS Prince Eugene HMS Prince... This is a list of submarine classes of the Royal Navy. ... Active Ships Antarctic patrol vessel HMS Endurance (II) Ocean survey vessels HMS Scott Coastal survey vessels HMS Roebuck HMS Gleaner Multi-purpose survey vessels HMS Echo HMS Enterprise Decommissioned Ships Antarctic patrol vessel HMS Endurance (I) Ocean survey vessels HMS Hecla HMS Hecate HMS Hydra HMS Herald Coastal survey vessels... This is a list of fleet bases of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of air stations of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of Royal Navy aircraft wings. ... Current Fleet British Fleet Past Fleets British East Indies Fleet British Eastern Fleet British Far East Fleet British Grand Fleet British Home Fleet British Mediterranean Fleet British Pacific Fleet British Reserve Fleet British Western Fleet Force H Past Major Commands Nore Command Plymouth Command Portsmouth Command Rosyth Command Scotland and... Port Squadrons Clyde Flotilla Devonport Flotilla Portsmouth Flotilla Type Squadrons Aircraft Carriers British 1st Aircraft Carrier Squadron British 2nd Aircraft Carrier Squadron British 3rd Aircraft Carrier Squadron British 11th Aircraft Carrier Squadron Battleships and Battlecruisers British 1st Battle Squadron British 2nd Battle Squadron British 3rd Battle Squadron British 4th Battle...


In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. The annotations following the names are launch or purchase dates for older ships, and pennant numbers for newer ones.

  • B1
  • B2
  • B3
  • B4
  • B5
  • B6
  • B7
  • B8
  • B9
  • B10
  • B11
  • Babet
  • Bacchante
  • Bacchus
  • Baddeck
  • Badger
  • Badminton
  • Badsworth
  • Bagshot
  • Bahamas
  • Bahama
  • Bala
  • Baleine
  • Balfour
  • Ballahou
  • Ballarat
  • Ballindery
  • Balmain
  • Balm
  • Balsam
  • Baltic
  • Baltimore
  • Bamborough Castle
  • Banbury
  • Banchory
  • Banff
  • Bangor
  • Bann
  • Banshee
  • Banterer
  • Bantry
  • Bantum
  • Barbadoes
  • Barbados
  • Barbara
  • Barbette
  • Barbuda
  • Barfleur
  • Barham
  • Bark of Bullen
  • Bark of Murlesse
  • Barle
  • Barnard Castle
  • Barnstaple
  • Barnwell Castle
  • Barracouta
  • Barrington
  • Barrosa
  • Basilisk
  • Basing
  • Bassingham
  • Bastion
  • Batavia
  • Bathgate
  • Bathurst
  • Bath
  • Batman
  • Battleaxe
  • Battler
  • Battle
  • Bat
  • Bayfield
  • Bayntun
  • Bazeley
  • Beachampton
  • Beachy Head
  • Beacon Hill
  • Beacon
  • Beagle
  • Bear
  • Beatrice
  • Beatty
  • Beaufort
  • Beaulieu
  • Beauly Firth
  • Beaumaris
  • Beaumont
  • Beaver Prize
  • Beaver
  • Beccles
  • Beckford
  • Beckwith
  • Bedale
  • Bedford Galley
  • Bedford
  • Bedham
  • Bedouin
  • Beehive
  • Beeston Castle
  • Bee
  • Begonia
  • Begum
  • Belem
  • Belette
  • Belfast
  • Belisarius
  • Belle Isle
  • Belle Poule
  • Ballechasse
  • Belleisle
  • Bellerophon
  • Belliqueux
  • Bellona
  • Bellwort
  • Belmont
  • Belton
  • Belvidera
  • Belvoir
  • Belzebub
  • Ben Lomond
  • Ben Meidie
  • Ben Nevis
  • Ben-my-Chree
  • Benalla
  • Benbow
  • Bendigo
  • Bendor
  • Bengal
  • Benjamin & Ann
  • Benjamin
  • Bentinck
  • Bentley
  • Berberis
  • Berbice
  • Bere Castle
  • Beresford
  • Bergamot
  • Bergere
  • Berkeley Castle
  • Berkeley
  • Bermagui
  • Bermuda
  • Berry Head
  • Berry
  • Berwick
  • Beschermer
  • Betano
  • Betony
  • Betty
  • Beverley
  • Bevington
  • Bezan
  • Bhamo
  • Bicester
  • Bickerton
  • Bickington
  • Biddeford
  • Bideford
  • Bienfaisant
  • Bigbury Bay
  • Bihar
  • Bildeston
  • Bilsthorpe
  • Birdham
  • Bird
  • Birkenhead
  • Birmingham
  • Bisham
  • Biter
  • Bittern
  • Bittersweet
  • Black Bull
  • Black Dog
  • Black Eagle
  • Black Posthorse
  • Black Prince
  • Black Spread-Eagle
  • Black Swan
  • Blackburn
  • Blackfly
  • Blackmore Ketch
  • Blackmore Lady
  • Blackmorevale
  • Blackmore
  • Blackpool
  • Blackwall
  • Blackwater
  • Blackwood
  • Black
  • Blade
  • Blairmore
  • Blakeney
  • Blake
  • Blanche
  • Blandford
  • Blankney
  • Blast
  • Blaxton
  • Blazer
  • Blaze
  • Blean
  • Bleasdale
  • Blencathra
  • Blenheim
  • Blessing
  • Blickling
  • Bligh
  • Blonde
  • Bloodhound
  • Bloom
  • Blossom
  • Bluebell
  • Bluethroat
  • Blyth
  • Boadicea
  • Bodenham
  • Bodiam Castle
  • Bogam
  • Bold
  • Bolebroke
  • Bolton Castle
  • Bolton
  • Bombard
  • Bombay Castle
  • Bombay
  • Boomerang
  • Bonaventure
  • Bonavoila
  • Bonetta
  • Bonita
  • Bonito
  • Bonne Citoyenne
  • Bootle
  • Borage
  • Border Cities
  • Border
  • Boreas
  • Boreham
  • Borer
  • Boscawen
  • Bossington
  • Boston
  • Botha
  • Bottisham
  • Bouclier
  • Boulogne
  • Boulston
  • Bouncer
  • Bountiful
  • Bounty
  • Bourbonnaise
  • Bourdelias
  • Bowen
  • Bowes Castle
  • Bowmanville
  • Boxer
  • Boyne
  • Braak
  • Braave
  • Bradfield
  • Bradford
  • Braid
  • Braithwaite
  • Brakel
  • Bramber Castle
  • Bramble
  • Bramham
  • Brampton
  • Brandon
  • Branlebas
  • Brantford
  • Brantingham
  • Brave
  • Bravo
  • Brayford
  • Brazen
  • Bream
  • Brearley
  • Breconshire
  • Brecon
  • Bredah
  • Brenchley
  • Brereton
  • Brevdrageren
  • Briar
  • Bridgewater
  • Bridgnorth Castle
  • Bridlington
  • Bridport
  • Brigadier
  • Brigandine
  • Brigantine
  • Brigham
  • Brighton
  • Brilliant Prize
  • Brilliant
  • Brinkley
  • Brinton
  • Briseis
  • Brisk
  • Brissenden
  • Bristol
  • Britannia
  • Britomart
  • Briton
  • Brixham
  • Broaderschap
  • Broadley
  • Broadsword
  • Broadwater
  • Broadway
  • Brocklesby
  • Brockville
  • Brock
  • Broke
  • Brolga
  • Bronington
  • Broome
  • Broomley
  • Broom
  • Brothers
  • Brough Castle
  • Bruce
  • Bruiser
  • Bruizer
  • Brunei
  • Brune
  • Brunswick
  • Brutus
  • Bryansford
  • Bryony
  • Buccaneer
  • Bucephalus
  • Buchan Ness
  • Buckie
  • Buckingham
  • Buck
  • Buctouche
  • Buddleia
  • Bude
  • Buffalo
  • Bugloss
  • Bulldog
  • Bullen
  • Bullfinch
  • Bullfrog
  • Bullrush
  • Bull
  • Bulolo
  • Bulrush
  • Bulwark
  • Burchett
  • Burdock
  • Burford
  • Burges
  • Burghead Bay
  • Burley
  • Burlington
  • Burnaston
  • Burnet
  • Burnham
  • Burnie
  • Burslem
  • Burton
  • Burwell
  • Bury
  • Buss
  • Bustard
  • Bustler
  • Busy
  • Buttercup
  • Butterfly
  • Buttington
  • Buttress
  • Buxton
  • Buzzard
  • Byard
  • Byron
HMS B1 was the lead ship of the Royal Navys B-class of submarines. ... A number of ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Bacchante, the name for a priestess of the Greek god Bacchus. ... HMS Bamborough Castle (K412) was a Royal Navy Castle-class corvette. ... Two ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Barfleur after the battle of Barfleur: Barfleur, launched 1892, was a Centurion-class battleship, broken up in 1910. ... Several ships of the British Royal Navy have been given the name HMS Barham in honour of Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham. ... Empire Shelter was a ship originally laid down as the Castle-class corvette HMS Barnard Castle of the Royal Navy (pennant number K694), but converted to a convoy rescue ship before completion. ... Two ships of the Royal Navy] have been named HMS Barossa or HMS Barrosa after the battle of Barossa in the Peninsular War, fought in 1811 between the British and the French: Barossa, launched 1860, was a wooden screw corvette, the lead ship of her class. ... Several ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Bat HMS Bat, a Star class destroyer launched in 1896 and sold for scrap in 1919 HMS Bat, a tug commissioned in 1943. ... HMS Beagle (centre) from an 1841 watercolour by Owen Stanley HMS Beagle was a Cherokee-class 10 gun brig of the Royal Navy, named after the Beagle breed of dog. ... Two vessels of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Bee: The first Bee, launched in 1842, was a combination screw/paddle vessel. ... Belfast at her London berth in 2004. ... Several ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Belleisle: Belleisle was a 3rd rate of 74 guns. ... Three ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Bellerophon after the mythological Greek hero Bellerophon. ... Seven ships of the British Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Bellona. ... HMS Ben-my-Chree was a passenger ferry built in 1908 by Vickers for the England - Isle of Man route. ... Two ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Benbow, after Admiral John Benbow: Benbow was an Admiral-class battleship launched in 1885 and scrapped in 1909. ... Two ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Berkeley Castle after Berkeley Castle near Worcester. ... Seven vessels of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Bermuda, after the island of Bermuda. ... Two ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Birkenhead, after Birkenhead. ... Three ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Birmingham, after the city of Birmingham in England. ... Five ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Black Prince, after Edward, the Black Prince (1330-1376), the eldest son of King Edward III of England. ... HMS Black Swan (L57), named after the Black Swan, was the name ship of the Black Swan-class of sloops of the British Royal Navy. ... A series of ships in the British Royal Navy have carried the name HMS Blake in honour of Admiral Robert Blake who was, until eclipsed by Horatio Nelson, the most famous British Admiral. ... Two ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Bluebell, after the bluebell flower. ... for other meaning see Mutiny on the Bounty (disambiguation) The mutineers turning Lt Bligh and some of the officers and crew adrift from HMAV Bounty, 29 April 1789 The Mutiny on the Bounty was a historical event in the late 18th century, most widely known through fiction, of an officer... Nine ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Boxer, named after the competitor in a boxing match. ... Six ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Boyne after the Battle of the Boyne, 1690. ... Two ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Brecon after the Brecon hunt: The first Brecon (L76), launched in 1942, was a Hunt-class destroyer. ... The HMS Brilliant was a British warship. ... Six ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Bristol, after the port of Bristol. ... Seven vessels of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Britannia, after Britannia, the goddess and later personification of Britain. ... The first HMS Broadsword was a Weapon class destroyer commissioned in 1948. ... The second USS Hunt (DD-194) was a Clemson-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War II. She served in the United States Coast Guard, as USCGD Hunt (CG-18). ... Three ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Brocklesby after the Brocklesby hunt: The first Brocklesby, commissioned in 1916, was an ex-coaster taken up from trade. ... HMS Bronington (M1115) is a Ton-class minesweeper of the Royal Navy, launched on 1953- 03-19, the former command of Charles, Prince of Wales. ... Two ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Bruiser. ... Four ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Bruizer, an old name for a boxer. ... Seven vessels of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Bulldog, after the bulldog: The first Bulldog was a small 4-gun vessel bought in March 1794 and sold later in the same year. ... Seven ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Bulwark. ...

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