Three ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Sutherland:
- HMS Sutherland was a fourth-rate of 54 guns launched in 1704 as HMS Reserve. The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the oldest of the British armed services (and is therefore known as the Senior Service) In the British Royal Navy, a fourth-rate was during the first half of the 18th century a Ship of the line mounting from 46 up to 60 guns She served as a hospital ship in the Mediterranean 1741, and was condemned in 1744. She was broken up in 1754.
- HMS Sutherland was a 50-gun fourth-rate launched in 1741 and sold in 1770.
- HMS Sutherland is a Type 23 frigate launched in 1996 and on active service as of 2007. Affiliations The Highlanders, 4th Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland No Design Origin The Type 23 was initially conceived as an Anti-submarine warfare platform with a Westland Lynx or EHI Merlin Helicopter Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
HMS Sutherland also is the name of a fictional, Dutch-built 74 gun ship of the line that appears in the Horatio Hornblower novels. A ship-of-the-line was a type of naval warship constructed from the 17th century through the mid-19th century to take part in the the naval tactic known as the Line of battle Admiral of the Fleet Horatio Hornblower 1st Baron Hornblower, GCB, is a fictional protagonist of a series of Novels by C
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