Two ships of the
Royal Navy The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's Navy, naval warfare force. Although warships were used by English and Scottish kings from the early medieval period, the first major maritime engagements were fought in the Hundred Years' War against ...
have been named HMS ''Louis'', after Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas Louis: * was a destroyer, built as HMS ''Talisman'', but renamed before being launched in 1913. She was wrecked in 1915. * was a launched in 1943 and transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease. She was returned to the
US Navy ), (unofficial)."''Non sibi sed patriae''" ( en, "Not for self but for country") (unofficial). , colors = Blue and gold  , colors_label = Colors , march = " Anchors Aweigh" ...
in 1946.

See also

* Louis (disambiguation) * * * {{DEFAULTSORT:Louis, Hms Royal Navy ship names