HMS Foudroyant

Two Royal Navy ships have been named HMS Foudroyant, the name derived from the French, meaning Thunderbolt. A third was planned but later renamed:

See also

  • HMS Trincomalee was renamed Foudroyant in 1897 whilst serving as a replacement for the wrecked schoolship. She was renamed Trincomalee in 1991 and is currently preserved as a museum ship.
  • HMS Implacable, originally the French ship Duguay-Trouin, was renamed Foudroyant in 1943 before being scuttled in 1949.
  • French ship Le Foudroyant

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