HMS Achille

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There were four ships in the Royal Navy named HMS Achille , named after the almost invulnerable hero of Greek mythology Achilles . The French spelling “celebrates” the takeover by the French.

See also


  • JJ Colledge, Ben Warlow: Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy . Chatham Publishing, London, 2006 [1969], ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8