HMS Swiftsure (1573)

HMS Swiftsure (1573)

HMS "Swiftsure" was a galleon of the English Royal Navy, launched in 1573.

By 1607 she had been renamed HMS "Speedwell", and in this year she was rebuilt at Deptford as a middling ship. She was lost in 1624.



*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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