Royal Navy vessels - 1840-1880
Royal Navy vessels - 1840-1880

Vessels A; B; C; D; E - F; G - H; I - L; M; N - P; Q - R; S; T - U; V - Z; ??

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



NameLaunchedFateH.P.TypeB.M.Disp.GunsS.B.Note
Talavera1818.10.151840WWThird rate171874Ordered as Thunderer. 1840.09.27 burned by accident at Plymouth
Talbot1824.10.091896WWSixth rate500281855 powder hulk
Tamar1863.01.051941ISTroopship2812465034651897 base ship. 1941 scuttled at Hong Kong
Tartar1814.04.061859WWFifth rate949381830 r.s.
Tartar1854.05.171866WSCorvette1322196518466ex-Russian Wojn, seized on stocks
Tartarus1834.06.231860WPGunvessel5235602
Tavy17971869WWStoreship1711862 = YC.11, luggage lighter
Tay1876.10.191923ISFlatiron gunboat3633
Teazer1846.06.251862WSGunvessel2962
Teazer1868.04.281887CSGunvessel4646034467
Tees1817.05.171872WWSixth rate452281826.10 lent as church ship
Tees1876.10.191907ISFlatiron gunboat3633
Temeraire1876.05.091921IPCentral battery ironclad8571141904.04 = Indus II, t.s.
Tenedos1812.04.111875WWFifth rate1083381843 convict hulk
Tenedos1870.05.131887WSSloop (1876: Corvette)127517556468
Tenedos1904rSee: Triumph 1870
Tenedos II1905rSee: Duncan 1859
Tenedos III1906rSee: Ganges 1821
Termagant1822.11.151862WWSixth rate500281824 = Herald, survey ship
Termagant1838.03.261845WWBrig-sloop2313
Termagant1847.09.251867WSFrigate1560240324469
Terpsichore1847.03.181866WWSloop60218Never commissioned. 1865 torpedo target
Terrible1845.02.061879WP1st class frigate1850318919Laid down as Simoom
Terror1813.06.291848WWBomb326101836 discovery vessel. 1848 abandoned in Artic
Terror1856.04.281902ISFloating battery1844164701857 base ship
Terror1901rSee: Malabar 1866
Thais1856.021869IPTug2780471Double ended tug/ferry 302 bm
Thalia1830.011867WWFifth rate1082461855 Roman Catholic chapel ship at Portsmouth
Thalia1869.07.141920WSCorvette1459224064721886 troopship. 1891 powder hulk. 1915 base ship
Thames18051872WWCutter tender651866 = YC.2, dockyard craft
Thames1823.08.211863WWFifth rate1088461841 convict ship. 1863.09.06 sunk at moorings
Thetis1846.08.211855WWFifth rate152436
Thetis1871.10.261887WSCorvette1322186010473
Thisbe1824.09.091892WWFifth rate1083461863 lent as church ship
Thistle1855.02.031863WSGunboat2323
Thistle1868.01.251888CSGunvessel4656034474
Thrasher1856.03.221883WSGunboat2324475
Thrush1856.05.121864WSGunboat2332
Thunder1829.08.041851WWBomb vessel372121833 survey vessel
Thunder1855.04.171874WSIronclad floating battery146914476 
Thunderbolt1842.01.131847WP1st class sloop1059166961847.02.03 wrecked Cape Recife, S. Africa
Thunderbolt1856.04.221848ISFloating battery1954161873 floating pier-head. 1916-1919 = Daedalus, depot ship. 1948 rammed and sunk
Thunderer1831.09.221901WWSecond rate2279841863 target. 1869 = Comet. 1870 = Nettle
Thunderer1872.03.251909ISTurret ship440793304
Tickler1855.09.081863WSGunboat2324
Tickler1879.09.151937ISFlatiron gunboat25411902 DY lighter. 1919 base ship Afrikander. 1933 Afrikander II
Tiger1849.12.011854WPSloop1221101852 rated 2nd class frigate. 1854.05.12 ran aground off Odessa and later destroyed by Russian fire
Tilbury1856.03.291865WSGunboat2324
Tiny1856.05.081864WSGunboat2122477
Topaze1814.03a1851WWFifth rate106038ex-Etoile (French), 1814.03.27 captured off La Hogue.1823 r.s. 1850 target
Topaze1858.05.121884WSFrigate2659391551
Torch1845.02.251856IPGunvessel3445051
Torch1859.12.241881WSGunvessel4285705
Toronto1838a1843WP1838.07.07 purchased ex-Sir Charles Adam
Tortoise1789.04.271863WWStore lighter144
Tortoise1807rSee: Sir Edward Hughes 1806
Tourmaline1875.10.301920CSCorvette2120121899 c.h. 1904 = C.115
Trafalgar1820.07.261906WWFirst rate24041061825 = Camperdown. 1854 h.s. 1857 c.h. 1882 = Pitt.
Trafalgar1841.06.211906WWFirst rate2694110571859 screw 89 guns. 1873 = Boscawen
Transit1855.03.201857ISTroopship2587Purchased on stocks. 1857.07.10 wrecked in Banka Strait
Traveller1839aWP1839.04.30 purchased. 1844 sold for mercantile service
Traveller1856.03.131863WSGunboat2324478
Tremendous1784.10.301897WWThird rate1656741810 rebuilt 1706 bm. 1845 = Grampus, reduced to 50 guns. 1856 powder hulk.
Trent1877.08.231923ISFlatiron gunboat36331905 = Pembroke. 1917 = Gannet as diving bell tender
Tribune1853.01.211866WSCorvette1570224331479
Trident1845.12.161866IPSloop8509036
Trincomalee1817.10.12WWFifth rate10661447461847 26-gun 6th rate. 1861 RNR drillship. 1897 sold as Foudroyant, t.s., 1990 = Trincomalee, preserved
Trinculo1809.07.151841WWBrig-sloop38918
Trinculo1860.09.151870WSGunboat26833021870.09.05 wrecked after collision with SS Moratin off Gibraltar
Triton1846.10.241872IPSloop (packet)65010554480
Triumph1764.03.031850WWThird rate1825741813 h.s.
Triumph1870.09.271921ISCentral battery ironclad6640144811900 h.s. 1904 = Tenedos d.s. then t.s. 1912 = Indus IV. 1915 = Algiers
Trustful1917rSee: Trusty 1866
Trusty1855.08.181864WSArmoured floating battery153914482
Trusty1866.02.141920IPTug31952104831917 = Trustful
Turquoise1876.04.221892CSCorvette212012
Turtle1865a1873ISTug374104841864.01.03 launched. Purchased ex-mercentile. 1873.04.17 foundered at Ascension Island
Tweed1823.04.141852WWSixth rate50028
Tweed1877.08.231905ISFlatiron gunboat3633
Tyne1826.11.301862WWSixth rate600281848 storeship
Tyne1867rSee: Active 1845
Tyne1878a1920ISStoreship356021878.01.19 launched as mercantile Mariotis. 1920.11,15 foundered awaiting sale
Tyrian1826.09.161892WWBrig-sloop233101847 quarantine hulk. 1866 Coastguard d.s.
Tyrian1861.09.071891WSGunboat26833021883 tug
Undaunted1807.10.171860WWFifth rate1086381856 target
Undaunted1861.01.011882WSFrigate3039409451485
UndineSee: Windfire 1888
Undine18471854IPPacket284Purchased, ex-mercantile Ondine (built 1845). Sold 1854 to Jenkins and Churchward for the Dover Mail Service
Unicorn1824.03.30WWFifth rate1084461860 powder hulk. 1873 RNR drill ship. 1939 = Unicorn II. 1941 = Cressy. 1959 = Unicorn. 1968 preserved. still extant.
Unicorn II1939rSee: Unicorn 1824
Unité1803rSee: Impérieuse 1793
Unity17881878WWStore vessel14218?? = YC.13
Urgent1837.07a1850WPPacket561Transferred from Post Office, ex-Collonsay
Urgent1855.04.021903ISTroopship28012486Laid down as Assaye, purchased on stocks. 1876 d.s.


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