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HMS Liverpool

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Seven ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Liverpool after the city of Liverpool, whilst another was planned:

  • 1741: HMS Liverpool was a 44-gun fifth-rate frigate, built as HMS Enterprise but renamed before being launched in 1741. She was sold in 1756 and became a privateer. She was reacquired by the Navy in 1759 and entered service as the 30-gun HMS Looe. She was sold in 1763.
  • 1758: HMS Liverpool was a 28-gun sixth-rate frigate launched in 1758 and wrecked in 1778.
  • 1814: HMS Liverpool was a 50-gun frigate, later reclassified as a fourth-rate ship of the line, launched in 1814 and sold in 1822.
  • 1825: HMS Liverpool was to have been a 58-gun fourth-rate Southampton class frigate, ordered in 1825 and cancelled in 1829.
  • 1860: HMS Liverpool was a fourth-rate screw frigate launched in 1860 and sold in 1875.
  • 1909: HMS Liverpool was a Town-class light cruiser launched in 1909 and scrapped in 1921.
  • 1938: HMS Liverpool was a later Town-class light cruiser launched in 1938 and scrapped in 1958.
  • 1980: HMS Liverpool is a Type 42 destroyer launched in 1980 and deployed to the Persian Gulf during the Iraq War (Operation Telic). [1]

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  1. [1] Wikipedia