HMS Apollo


HMS Apollo

Nine ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS "Apollo", after the Greek god Apollo:

*HMS|Apollo|1747|6 was 20-gun storeship captured from the French in 1747 and wrecked in 1749.
*HMS "Apollo" was a 32-gun fifth-rate launched in 1763 as HMS|Glory|1763|6. She was renamed in 1774, and was broken up in 1786.
*HMS|Apollo|1794|6 was a 38-gun fifth-rate launched in 1794 and wrecked in 1799.
*HMS|Apollo|1799|6 was a 36-gun fifth-rate launched in 1799 and wrecked in 1804.
*HMS|Apollo|1805|6 was a 38-gun fifth-rate launched in 1805. She was put an harbour service, followed by use as a troopship in 1846 and was broken up in 1856.
*HMS|Apollo|1891|6 was an "Apollo" class protected cruiser launched in 1891. She was converted to a minelayer in 1909 and was broken up in 1920.
*HMS "Apollo" was a "Leander"-class light cruiser launched in 1934. She was transferred to the Royal Australian Navy in 1938, and renamed HMAS "Hobart".
*HMS|Apollo|M01|6 was an "Abdiel"-class minelayer launched in 1943 and broken up in 1962.
*HMS|Apollo|F70|6 was a "Leander" class frigate launched in 1970. She was sold to the Pakistan Navy in 1988 and renamed "Zulfiquar".

ee also

* Apollo (disambiguation)


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