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Victorian Royal Navy vessels

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These tables show all vessels carried on the books of the Royal Navy in the period 1840-1880.



NameLaunchedH.P.TypeB.M.Disp.GunsFateS.B.Note
Eagle1804.02.27WW3rd rate170674192601830.04 50 gun 4th rate.1860 t.s. 1918=Eaglet. 1926 accidentally burnt
Eaglet1918r0See: Eagle 1804
Earnest1856.03.29WSGunboat23241885
Echo1827.05.28WPGunvessel29521885145
Eclair1844rSee: Infernal 1843
Eclipse1819.07.03WWBrig-sloop2351018631836 Coastguard. 1863 = WV.21
Eclipse1860.09.18WSGunvessel70087741867146
Eclipse1867.11.14WSSloop (1876: Corvette)1276176061921147Laid down as Sappho. 1888-1892 lent War Dept.
Edgar1858.10.23WSSecond rate309451589119041481870 lent Customs as hulk
Edinburgh1811.01.26WWThird rate17727418661491846 screw blockship 60 guns
Egeria1807.10.31WWSixth rate424261865
Egeria1873.11.01CSSloop940419111886 survey ship
Egmont1810.03.07WWThird rate1760741875
Egmont1904rSee: Achilles 1863
Egremont1918rSee: Achilles 1863
Electra1837.09.28WWSloop462181862
Elfin1849.02.08WPYacht981901
Elizabeth1873Tank vessel1921150
Elk1847.09.27WW2nd class brig4821618931863 = WV.13, Coastguard. 1863.5 = WV.28
Elk1868.01.10CSGunvessel465603419051511890 tug. 1905 sold as dredger
Emerald1820aWWTender861847
Emerald1856.07.19WSFrigate29133503511869152Laid down as 4th rate 60 guns 2146 bm
Emerald1876.08.18CPCorvette186421201219061898 powder hulk
Emerald1903rSee: Black Prince 1861
Emerald1918rSee: Hawk 1869
Emperor1856aPYacht1858Became Banyru (Japanese)
Empress1890rSee: Revenge 1859
Emulous1819.12.16WWBrig-sloop2351018641841 Coastguard
Enchantress1862.02.02WPAdmiralty yacht83598521889
Enchantress1888rSee: Helicon 1865
Encounter1846.09.24WSSloop (1862: Corvette)9531934141866153Converted to screw on stocks
Encounter1873.01.01WSCorvette1970141888154
Endymion1797.03.29WWFourth rate12775018681860 h.s.
Endymion1865.11.18WSFrigate24863200361885
Enterprise1848.04.05WWSurvey sloop47119031860 c.h.
Enterprise1864.02.09CSCentral battery ironclad sloop993153041886155Laid down as Circassian, Camelion class wooden screw sloop
Erebus1826.06.07WWBomb vessel3781418481844 screw discovery vessel. 1848 abandoned in Artic
Erebus1856.04.19ISFloating battery18541954161884156
Erebus1904rSee: Invincible 1869
Erne1856.02.18WSGunboat23241874157
Escort1856.05.05WSGunboat23241865158
Esk1854.06.12WSCorvette11691900201870159 
Esk1877.04.28ISFlatiron gunboat36331903
Espiegle1844.04.20WWBrig443121861
Espiegle1880.08.03CSSloop113061921
Espoir1826.05.09WWBrig-sloop233101857
Espoir1860.01.07WSGunvessel428570518811601869 = YC.19, dredger
Ethalion1802.07.29WWFifth rate9963618771823 h.s. 1835 lent as breakwater at Harwich
Euphrates1834PGunboat17918??
Euphrates1866.11.24ISTroopship4173621131894161
Eurotas1829.02.19WWFifth rate11704618651621856 mortar frigate 2 mortars
Euryalus1803.06.06WWFifth rate9463618601826 prison ship. 1859 = Africa
Euryalus1853.10.05WSFrigate23713125511867163 
Euryalus1877.01.31ISCorvette26904070161897
Eurydice1843.05.16WWSixth rate9082418781861 t.s. 1878.03.24 foundered off Isle of Wight
Excellent1834rSee: Boyne 1810
Excellent1859rSee: Queen Charlotte 1810
Exmouth1854.07.12WSSecond rate31004382901905164Converted to screw on stocks. 1877 lent to Metropolitan Asylums Board
Experiment1838aWP22021848Ex-mercantile, converted to paddle after purchase. 1847 sold
Express1835.10.08WWPacket brig3621862
Express1874.07.16CSGunboat45541889
Fair Rosamond1830.02aWWVessel1845Ex-slaver Dos Amigos
Fairy1826.04.25WWBrig-sloop2331018401832 survey vessel. 1840.11.13 wrecked on Sussex coast with loss of all hands
Fairy1845.03ISYacht3121868165
Falcon1854.08.10WSSloop7481139171869166 
Falcon1877.01.04CSGunvessel780319201891 hulk for torpedo range. 1920 sold to E.W. Payne & Co.
Falmouth1807WWSchooner16018831808 dockyard service. 1824 = mortar vessel. 1846 = lighter YC.1. 1870 = YC.46. 1870.11 = Falmouth
Falmouth1870rSee: Falmouth 1807
Fame1842rSee: Dragon 1798
Fancy1818.05.07WSCutter tender1226Fate unknown
Fancy1855.03.31WSGunboat232319051671876 hulk
Fanny1831.02.28WWCutter yacht1361863Laid down (and launched?) as Admiralty
Fantome1839.05.30WW2nd class brig483161864
Fantome1873.03.26CSSloop72794041889
Favorite1836rSee: Favourite 1829
Favorite1864.07.05WSCentral battery ironclad corvette20943232101886168Laid down as wooden screw sloop
Favourite1829.04.21WWSloop4341819051836 = Favorite. 1859 c.h. 18?? = C.3. 18?? = C.77
Fawn1840.05aWWBrigantine169618??ex-slaver Caroline. 1842 tank vessel. 1846.05 sold Natal Colonial Government
Fawn1856.09.30WSSloop7511045171884169
Fearless1837.08aWPSurvey vessel16518751701831 launched. Transferred from Post Office, ex-Flamer
Fenella1856.05.19WSGunboat233218781711867 steam-dredger
Ferret1840.06.01WWBrig358818691869.03.29 wrecked off Dover pier
Fervent1804.12.15WWGun-brig1791218791816 mooring lighter
Fervent1856.01.23WSGunboat23241879172
Fidget1856.04.07WSGunboat21221863
Fidget1872.03.13ISGunboat254119051731905 hulk
Firebrand1831.07.11WPGunvessel49551061876451842 = Black Eagle admiralty yacht, 540 bm, 715 disp
Firebrand1842.09.06WP2nd class frigate1190196041864174Laid down as Belzebub
Firebrand1877.04.30CSGunboat45541905
Firefly1832.09.29WPGunvessel550677518661751858 survey vessel
Firefly1868Tug1908176
Firefly1877.06.28CSGunboat45541931
Firequeen1847.07aIPTender3131883
Firm1855.03.01WWMortar vessel117118581855 = MV.11
Firm1856.03.22WSGunboat23241872177
Firm1877.02.14CSGunboat45541907
Fisgard1819.07.08WWFifth rate1068461879
Fisgard1904rSee: Audacious 1869
Fisgard II1906rSee: Invincible 1869
Fisgard II1915rSee: Hercules 1868
Fisgard III1905rSee: Hindostan 1841
Fisgard IV1906rSee: Sultan 1870
Flamer1804.05.08WWGun-brig1781218581815 h.s. 1841 Coastguard
Flamer1831.08.11WPGunvessel495510618501850.11.22 wrecked off West Africa
Flamer1855.03.31WWMortar vessel117119011856 = MV.10. 1866 = YC.5
Flamer1856.04.10WSGunboat232418741781867 hulk. Blown ashore in typhoon
Flamingo1876.12.13CSGunvessel780319231891 = hulk. 1923 sold to Plymouth Port Sanitary Authority. 1931 broken up
Flirt1856.06.07WSGunboat21221864
Flirt1867.12.20CSGunvessel46460341888179
Flora1844.09.11WWFifth rate16343618911851 h.s.
Fly1831.08.25WWSloop4851819031855 c.h. 18?? = C.2. 18?? = C.70
Fly1856.04.05WSGunboat23241862
Fly1867.12.20CSGunvessel46460341887180
Flying Fish1844.04.03WWBrig445121852
Flying Fish1855.12.10WSGunvessel87161866181
Flying Fish1873.11.08CSSloop94041888Laid down as Daring. 1880 survey ship.
Foam1856.05.08WSGunboat23241867182
Foam1871.08.29CSGunboat43041887183
Forester1832.08.28WWBrig-sloop22931843
Forester1856.01.23WSGunboat232418711841868 = YC.7. Wrecked in typhoon
Forester1877.02.26CSGunboat455419041894 c.h.
Formidable1825.05.19WWSecond rate228935948419061869 t.s.
Forte1814.05.21WWFifth rate1155381844
Forte1858.05.29WSFrigate236434565119051851880 r.s. 1894 c.h. 1905.11.23 burnt by accident at Sheerness
Forte1890rSee: Pembroke 1812
Forth1833.08.01WWFifth rate121517924418831856 mortar frigate 2 mortars. 1869 = Jupiter, c.h.
Fortitude1833rSee: Cumberland 1807
Forward1855.12.08WSGunboat232418691861869 sold Esquimalt for mercentile service
Forward1877.01.29CSGunboat455419041892 c.h.
Foudroyant1798.03.31WWSecond rate20628018971820 guardship. 1862 t.s. 1897.06.16 wrecked near Blackpool
Foudroyant1897rSee: Trincomalee 1817
Fox1829.08.17WWFifth rate10804618821856 screw transport. 1862 storeship.
Foxhound1856.08.16WSGunvessel68141866187
Foxhound1877.01.29CSGunboat45521975
Frederick William1860.03.24WSFirst rate32414725861953Laid down as Royal Frederick. 1876 = Worchester, t.s. 1948.08.30 foundered in the Thames. 1953 raised and broken up
Frolic1842.08.23WWSloop511161864
Frolic1872.02.29CSGunvessel462610419081881888 drillship. 1893 = WV.30, Coastguard. 1897 = WV.41
Furious1850.08.26WP2nd class frigate12871418841891867 c.h.
FurySee Dreadnaught 1875
Fury1834aWPvessel166018431834.07.31 purchased in Bermuda
Fury1845.12.31WP1st class sloop112461864

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