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HMS Zephyr (1757)  (1st)
Sloop 10-gun

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Zephyr was a 10-gun, sloop.

Originally HMS Merlin, built by Quallett of Rotherhithe, launched 20-Mar-1756.

Captured by the French 19-Apr-1756. recaptured Sep-1757 and renamed HMS Zephyr.

Captured again by the French 23-Aug-1778, recaptured 1780 and burned.

Won the Battle Honours: Quebec 1759 and Martinique 1762.

 

Other HMS Zephyr
- 1st  HMS Zephyr
- 2nd HMS Zephyr
- 3rd HMS Zephyr
- 4th HMS Zephyr
- 5th HMS Zephyr
- 6th HMS Zephyr
- 7th HMS Zephyr
- 8th HMS Zephyr
- 9th HMS Zephyr

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This page last edited - 05 September, 2012.

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