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


Shore establishments[edit]

Battle honours[edit]

Ships named Fox have earned the following battle honours:[note 1]

See also[edit]

Citations and references[edit]


  1. ^ Winfield (2008), p. 387.
  2. ^ Grocott (1997), p. 78.
  3. ^ "Battle Honours of RN ships & Naval Air Squadrons". Royal Navy Research Archive.
  1. ^ In the Royal Navy, and other Commonwealth navies that follow the traditions of the RN, battle honours awarded to a ship are inherited by subsequent ships to bear the same name, and are displayed on the ship's honours board.[3]


  • Grocott, Terence (1997). Shipwrecks of the Revolutionary & Napoleonic Eras. London: Chatham. ISBN 1861760302.
  • Winfield, Rif (2008). British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793–1817: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates. Seaforth Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-246-7.