HMS Somerset (F82) is a Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy.
HMS Somerset is the name of four ships of the Royal Navy
The first HMS Somerset was an eighty gun ship of the line built at Chatham in 1698.
The second HMS Somerset was an 80 gun ship of the line and was launched at Woolwich in 1731. Lord George Rodney, later to triumph at the Battle of the Saintes in 1782, served in HMS Somerset in 1739 while preparing for his Lieutenantâ€™s exams. The ship saw action at the Battle of Toulon in 1744.
The third HMS Somerset was a British man-of-war involved in several notable battles of the Seven Years War and the American Revolutionary War. His Majesty's Ship Somerset was built at Chatham in 1748 but was destroyed when it ran aground in a storm in 1778.