HMS Thetis


HMS Thetis

Twelve ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS "Thetis", named after the sea-nymph in Greek mythology:

*HMS|Thetis|1717|6 was a 22-gun storeship launched in 1717. Her fate is unknown.
*HMS|Thetis|1747|6 was a 44-gun fifth-rate launched in 1747. She became a hospital ship in 1757 and was sold in 1767.
*HMS|Thetis|1773|6 was a 32-gun fifth-rate launched in 1773 and wrecked off St Lucia in 1781.
*HMS|Thetis|1782|6 was a 38-gun fifth-rate launched in 1782 and sold in 1814.
*HMS|Thetis|1796 schooner|6 was an 8-gun schooner purchased in 1796 and listed until 1800.
*HMS|Thetis|1796|6 was a 24-gun sixth-rate captured from the Dutch in 1796 and later scuttled.
*HMS|Thetis|1810|6 was a 10-gun gun-brig launched in 1810 and on the lists until at least 1836.
*HMS|Thetis|1817|6 was a 46-gun fifth-rate launched in 1817 and wrecked off Cape Frio in 1830.
*HMS|Thetis|1846|6 was a 36-gun fifth-rate launched in 1846 and transferred to Prussia in 1855 in exchange for two gunboats.
*HMS|Thetis|1871|6 was a "Briton"-class wooden screw corvette launched in 1871 and sold in 1887.
*HMS|Thetis|1890|6 was an "Apollo"-class second class protected cruiser launched in 1890. She was used as a minelayer from 1907 and was sunk in 1918 as a blockship at Zeebrugge.
*HMS|Thetis|N25|6 was a T-class submarine launched in 1938. She sank during trials but was salvaged and recommissioned as HMS "Thunderbolt". She was sunk in 1943 by the Italian corvette "Cicogna".

ee also

*Thetis Island
*Thetis Lake

References

*Colledge


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