List of ships named Seahorse

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A number of ships have been named Seahorse or Sea Horse after the marine creature, including:-

Merchant ships[edit]

  • The transport ship Sea Horse was wrecked in Tramore Bay on 30 January 1816 with the loss of 376 of the 402 people on board. She was on a voyage from Ramsgate to Cork.[1]
  • MV Seahorse - a Tanzanian tanker in service 2012-16
  • MV Sea Horse - a ship captured by pirates in 2009

Naval ships[edit]

Royal Navy[edit]

United States Navy[edit]


  1. ^ "LOSS OF THE SEAHORSE TRANSPORT". The Times (9750). London. 6 February 1816. col D, p. 3.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) [1969]. Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8.