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Encyclopedia > List of all ships of the Royal Navy, W
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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. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... 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 W. 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.

  • Wakeful
  • Walker
  • Wallflower
  • Walney
  • Walpole
  • Walrus
  • Wanderer
  • Warrior
  • Warspite
  • Warwick
  • Watchman
  • Waterhen
  • Waveney
  • Wear
  • Welland
  • Welshman
  • Wenslydale
  • Wessex
  • Westcott
  • Western Isles
  • Westminster
  • Wheatland
  • Whimbrel
  • Whippingham
  • Whirlwind
  • Whitby
  • Whitehall
  • Whitesand Bay
  • Whiting
  • Whitley
  • Whitshed
  • Wild Goose
  • Wild Swan
  • Willowherb
  • Winchelsea
  • Winchester
  • Windflower
  • Windsor
  • Wishart
  • Witch
  • Witherington
  • Wivern
  • Wolfhound
  • Wolf
  • Wolsey
  • Wolverine
  • Woodbridge Haven
  • Woodcock
  • Woodpecker
  • Woodruff
  • Woolston
  • Woolwich
  • Worcester
  • Wrangler
  • Wrenn
  • Wrentham
  • Wren
  • Wrestler
  • Wryneck
  • Wulastock
  • Wye
  • Wyvern
Two ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Walney after Walney Island off the coast of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria: Walney (Y04), launched in 1930 as USS Sebago, was a Banff-class sloop. ... Four ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Warrior. ... Several ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Warspite: Warspite, launched in 1884, was a first-class armoured cruiser scrapped between 1904 and 1906. ... HMS Western Isles was the name of a passenger ship in the Royal Navy. ... Two ships of Britains Royal Navy have been named HMS Westminster after the city of Westminster. ... HMS Whitshed (pennant number D77) was a V and W class escort destroyer of the Royal Navy, laid down by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson Limited at Wallsend on June 3, 1918, launched in 1919 and commissioned on July 11 of that year. ... Two ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Wivern after the wivern of legend: Wivern, launched in 1863, was an early turret ship originally constructed for the Confederate States of America, taken into the Royal Navy after her launch. ... Two ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Wolverine after the wolverine: Wolverine, launched in 1910, was a Beagle-class destroyer. ...

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