HMS Galatea, after the Galatea of mythology, has been the name of eight ships in the British Royal Navy.
HMS Galatea (F18) was a Leander-class frigate of the Royal Navy. She was built by Swan Hunter & Wigham on the Tyne. She was launched on the 23 May, 1963 and commissioned on the 25 April, 1964.
HMS Galatea was an Orlando-class first-class cruiser built in Glasgow, and launched on March 10, 1887 and sold for scrapping on April 5, 1905.
HMS Galatea was an Arethusa-class light cruiser launched on May 14, 1914 at William Beardmore and Company shipyard.
HMS Galatea, 32 was a fifth-rate sailing frigate of the British Royal Navy.
HMS Galatea (72) was an Arethusa class cruiser for the Royal Navy. She was built by Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Greenock, Scotland), with the keel being laid down on the 2 June 1933.