The Info List - HMS Shark

Thirteen ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Shark (or HMS Sharke) after the shark:

Citations and references


  1. ^ Winfield (2008), p.247.
  2. ^ Hepper (1994), p.60.
  3. ^ Hepper (1994), p.79.


  • Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) [1969]. Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475.
  • Hepper, David J. (1994) British Warship Losses in the Age of Sail, 1650-1859. (Rotherfield: Jean Boudriot). ISBN 0-948864-30-3
  • Winfield, Rif (2008). British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793–1817: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates. Seaforth. ISBN 1-86176-246-1.