- HMS Belleisle
Three ships of the
Royal Navyhave been named HMS "Belleisle" after Belle Îleoff the coast of Brittany:
* The first "Belleisle" was a French 74-gun
third-rate ship of the linenamed "Formidable" captured in 1795 near Belle Île. She fought at the Battle of Trafalgarand was broken up in 1814.
* The second "Belleisle" was a 74-gun third rate launched in 1819 and broken up in 1872.
* The third "Belleisle" was the lead ship of her class of
ironclad battleship, originally built for the Ottoman Empireas "Peiki Shereef", but purchased in 1876, used as a coast defense shipand expended as a target shipin 1903.
destroyernamed "Belleisle" was launched in 1946 but never completed.
*HMS "Belle Isle"
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