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Five ships of the
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have borne the name HMS ''Exmouth'', after
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: * was a 90-gun screw propelled
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launched in 1854. She was lent to the Metropolitan Asylums as a
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in 1877 and was broken up in 1905. * was a launched in 1901, sold in 1920 and broken up in 1922. * was a training ship launched in 1905. She was requisitioned as a depot ship between 1939 and 1945, before returning to being a training ship named ''Worcester''. She was broken up in 1978. * was an E-class
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destroyer
launched in 1934 and sunk by a
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U-boat
in 1940. * was a launched in 1955 and broken up in 1979. {{DEFAULTSORT:Exmouth, Hms Royal Navy ship names