Below is some genealogy information on the Nereide, a ship from the Royal Navy, that may help searches for military ancestors.
Theatres of War, Army Regiments, Naval Detachments, RAF
French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
Description: The first ship to bear the name HMS Nereide was a 36-gun fifth-rate captured in 1797 by HMS Phoebe. She was previously the French frigate Nereide. In 1808 she captured the French privateer Lucie (with HMS Otter and HMS Charwell). In 1809 she captured the Noende Monche (with HMS Harrier and HMS Leopard). She was recaptured by the French in 1810.
The second ship to bear this name was a 36-gun fifth-rate captured in 1810 by HMS Boadicea. She was previously the French frigate Venus.
Pax Britannica (1815-1895)
Description: She was broken up in 1816.
World War Two
Description: The third ship to bear the name HMS Nereide was a sloop launched in 1944.
Post-war period (1945-present)
Description: She was scrapped in 1958.
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