The First Euryalus a fifth rate 36 gun frigate 1803 - 1850

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The Second Euryalus a fourth rate 51 gun screw frigate 1853 - 1867

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The Third Euryalus a screw driven cruiser 1877 - 1897

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The Fourth Euryalus a Cressy Class armoured cruiser 1901 - 1920

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The Fifth Euryalus C42 Dido Class light cruiser 1941 - 1959

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The Sixth Euryalus F15 Leander Class anti-submarine frigate 1964 - 1989

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I would like to acknowledge and give credit to the following organisations and people for the invaluable use of their imagery, software and technical knowledge. In particular the association would like to pass on their very grateful thanks and appreciation to:

  • The late Eric Owen who was secretary of our association for many years and whose resourcefulness, dedication and research into the history of the 6 ships who bore the name Euryalus has left us with an invaluable record. 
  • To our President, Commander Michael Ellis LVO RN Rtd.who has continued and is continuing the research and updating of the history of the six ships and whose dedicated work is very much appreciated
  • To the late Sir Andrew Sloan who was president of our association for many years and Bill Sloan for their work in setting up the original website.

Special thanks from the webmaster to:

  • Commander Michael Ellis not only for his on going revision work but also for proof reading and checking the website, for his invaluable advice on content and for his support and feedback.
  • Barbara Cotton the associations secretary for her invaluable help with the website membership list and all things related to the association and for all her advice, support and feedback.
  • Ray Davis for his help and support and in the early days for his help re-developing the website and transferring a lot of the source material.
Images Cressy Class Cruisers
Courtesy of Michael W. Pocock and
C42 - Dido Class Light Cruiser
Copyright © Imperial War Museum
An Accurate Plan of the Three Positions of the British Fleet... at the Battle of Trafalgar 21 October 1805.
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F15 - Leander Class Frigate
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F15 - Leander Class Frigate
Courtesy of  David Page
The Fourth Euryalus
Copyright © 1998-2006
The First Euryalus
Courtesy of From the series of limited edition prints “Fighting Sail 1773-1815” available at also limited edition prints by Geoff Hunt and other marine artists, depicting Nelson’s Navy, J-Class yachting and other maritime subjects can be viewed at
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