Royal Navy vessel classes - 1840-1880
Royal Navy vessel classes - 1840-1880


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This table shows all classes of which at least one vessel was carried on the books of the Royal Navy in the period 1840-1880.


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NameYearNumberH.P.TypeB.M.Disp.Guns
Acorn183815WW2nd class brig48416
Agamemnon18792ISTurret ship85106
Aid18093WWTransport31410
Albacore185598WSGunboat2324
Albion18423WWSecond rate311190
Alecto18394WPSloop8008784
Algerine18576WSGunboat2993
Algerine18803CSGunvessel8353
Amazon18656WSSloop108115254
Amethyst18735WSCorvette197014
Andromache18322WWSixth rate70928
Ant187020ISFlatiron gunboat2541
Antelope18463IPSloop (packet)65010554
Apollo179814WW5th rate94336
Arab18742CSSloop (1876: Gunvessel)7203
Arachne18472WWSloop60218
Archer18492WSSloop (1862: Corvette)971133712
Ariadne18592WSFrigate3214458326
Ariel18719CSGunboat2954304
Armada180934WWThird rate176174
Arrow18546WSGunvessel4772
Atholl182010WWSixth rate50328
Audacious18694ISCentral battery ironclad3774601014
Bacchante18753ISCorvette391316
Beacon186718CSGunvessel4656034
Belleisle18762ISCentral battery ironclad48704
Bold18128WWGun-brig17910
Britomart186015WSGunboat2683302
Briton18693WSCorvette179110
Camelion18608WSSloop (1862: Corvette)952136517
Canopus17988WWThird rate225784
Cerberus18682ISBreastwork monitor33404
Cheerful185520WSGunboat2122
Cherokee180845WWBrig sloop23710
Clown185612WSGunboat2332
Cockatrice18314WWSchooner1836
Comus18787SSCorvette238014
Condor18764CSGunvessel7803
Constance18462WWFourth rate213250
Cormorant18609WSGunvessel6958774
Cruizer179711WWBrig-sloop38218
Cyclops18714ISCoast defence monitor34804
Dapper185520WSGunboat2323
Defence18612ISBroatside ironclad frigate3710607018
Devastation18712ISTurret ship440693874
Doterel18789CSSloop11306
Druid182211WWFifth rate116746
Eclipse18677WSSloop (1876: Corvette)128717196
Emerald18756CSCorvette212012
Fantome18736CSSloop7279404
Forester187412CSGunboat4554
Forte18534WSFrigate2371312551
Frolic18724CSGunvessel4626104
Fury18145WWBomb vessel37714
Gadfly18794ISFlatiron gunboat2541
Gleaner18546WSGunboat2164
Hector18622ISBroadside ironclad frigate671018
Helena18417WWBrig54916
Immortalité18595WSFrigate3058305851
Intrepid18556WSGunvessel8626
Iris18772SSDespatch vessel373010
Jason18596WSCorvette1711243121
Juno18672WSCorvette146220836
Lark18295WWSurvey cutter1084
Leda18005WWFifth rate106238
Linnet18792CSGunvessel7885
Lively18046WWFifth rate107138
Lord Clyde18642WSBroadside ironclad4067775024
Malta18752IPTug3755300
Medina187612ISFlatiron gunboat3633
Minotaur18633ISBroadside ironclad frigate1069036
Modified Leda182021WWFifth rate107746
Nelson18762ISArmoured cruiser763018
Osprey18765CSSloop11306
Philomel185920WSGunvessel4285705
Pickle18272WWSchooner1183
Pique18345WWFifth rate163336
Plover186712WSGunvessel6638053
Prince Consort18623WSBroadside ironclad frigate4045683231
Quail18173WWSchooner tender8112
Repulse18045WWThird rate170674
Revenge18574WSSecond rate3319550091
Rosario18607WSSloop67392711
Scorpion18632ISMasted turret ship189927514
Spartan18406WWSixth rate90626
Swallow18544WSSloop4866259
Swiftsure18702ISCentral battery ironclad3893691014
Vigilant18211WWCutter1616
Vigilant185514WSGunvessel6774
Vixen18653CSArmoured gunboat75412304
Volage18693ISCorvette308010
Warrior18602ISIronclad broadside frigate6109913637


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