HMS Speedy

Nine ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS "Speedy":

*HMS "Speedy" was a 14 gun sloop-of-war, launched in 1782. She was captured by the French in 1794, retaken by HMS "Inconstant" in 1795 and commanded by Thomas Cochrane in 1801. She was again captured by the French in 1801, whilst in the Mediterranean.
*HMS "Speedy" was a gunvessel serving on the Canadian Lakes. She was launched in 1798 and foundered in 1804.
*HMS "Speedy" was a brig-sloop, formerly the "George Herbert", purchased in 1803 and sold in 1818.
*HMS "Speedy" was a six gun cutter launched in 1828, converted to a dockyard mooring lighter in 1853 and renamed "YC.11" and broken up in 1866.
*HMS "Speedy" was a wood screw gunboat of the "Britomart" class, launched in 1860 and broken up in 1889.
*HMS "Speedy" was a torpedo gunboat launched in 1893 and sunk by a mine in the Humber estuary in 1914.
*HMS "Speedy" was an S class destroyer launched in 1918 and sunk in 1922 in a collision with a tug in the Sea of Marmara.
*HMS "Speedy" was a "Halcyon" class minesweeper launched in 1938. She was sold in 1946 and renamed "Speedon", and was broken up at Aden in 1957.
*HMS "Speedy" was a jetfoil launched in 1979 and sold into mercantile service in 1986.


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