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Thirteen ships of the Royal Navy have been named London, after the city of London. Another has been named HMS Loyal London (1666) :

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HMS <i>Resolution</i> List of ships with the same or similar names

Several ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Resolution. However, the first English warship to bear the name Resolution was actually the first rate Prince Royal, which was renamed Resolution in 1650 following the inauguration of the Commonwealth, and continued to bear that name until 1660, when the name Prince Royal was restored. The name Resolution was bestowed on the first of the vessels listed below:

Eleven ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Antelope, after the Antelope:

Sixteen ships and two shore establishments of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Fox, after the fox.

Eight ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Newcastle, after the English city of Newcastle upon Tyne:

Sixteen different ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Greyhound, after the greyhound, a breed of dog notable for its speed.

Five ships and one shore establishment of the Royal Navy have been named HMS President, after the office of president meaning "one who presides over an assembly". In the case of the first two British ships, the name may have applied to the Lord President of the Privy Council.

Sixteen ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Mermaid after the mermaid:

Eighteen ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Eagle, after the eagle.

Eighteen ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name Hunter:

Eight ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Portland, either after Portland Harbour in Dorset or after holders of the title of the Duke of Portland:

Several ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Dragon.

Several Royal Navy ships have been named HMS Diamond.

Fourteen ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Roebuck after a small deer native to the British Isles:

Fifteen ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Mary:

Twenty-two ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Falcon. They are named after an exceptionally fast bird of prey.

Thirty-nine vessels of the Royal Navy and its predecessors have borne the name Swallow, as has one dockyard craft, one naval vessel of the British East India Company, and at least two revenue cutters, all after the bird, the Swallow:

Twenty-two ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Fortune:

Numerous ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Portsmouth, after the English port city and home of a naval base.

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