- HMS Swiftsure (1804)
HMS Swiftsure was a 74-gun
third rate ship of the lineof the Royal Navy, launched from Bucklers Hardon 23 July 1804. She fought at Trafalgar.
The French ship "Swiftsure" (74) also took part in the battle. She had originally been a British ship, but was captured by the French in 1801.
It was a myth at the time that the "Swiftsure" sailed faster at night.Fact|date=June 2007
"Swiftsure" became a receiving ship in
1819, and was eventually sold out of the service in 1845.
*Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.
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