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
Icarus1814.08.181861WWBrig-sloop23418
Icarus1858.10.221875WSSloop58086811246
Illustrious1803.09.031868WWThird rate1746741854 gunnery ship
Imaum1836a1863WWThird rate177676ex-E. Indiaman Liverpool, launched 1826.11.10. Presented by Imaum of Muscat. 1842 h.s.
Immortalité1859.10.251883WSFrigate3058305851
Imogene1831.06.241840WWSixth rate660281840.09.19 burnt by accident at Plymouth
Imogene18641903Coastguard vessel30021884 = Argus
Impérieuse1793a1858WWFifth rate1040401793.10.11 captured from the French. 1803.09.03 = Unité. 1832 h.s.
Impérieuse1852.09.151867WSFrigate2358334551247Converted to screw on stocks
Impérieuse1914rSee: Audacious 1869
Implacable1805a1949WWThird rate1882741805.11.03 captured Duguay-Trouin (French). 1855 t.s. 1912 te be preserved. 1949.12.02 scuttled off the Owers
Impregnable1810.08.011906WWSecond rate2406981862 training ship. 88.11.09 = Kent. 91.09.22 = Caledonia
Impregnable1886rSee: Howe 1860
Impregnable III1907rSee: Inconstant 1868
Impregnable III1910rSee: Black Prince 1861
Impregnable III1922rSee: Ganges 1821
Impregnable IV1916rSee: Circe 1827
Impregnable IV1919rSee: Caroline 1882
Inconstant1836.06.101862WWFifth rate142236
Inconstant1868.11.121956ISUnarmoured frigate578016249Also ships book ADM 136/49. 1898 h.s. 1907 = Impregnable III. 1922 = Defiance IV. 1930 = Defiance II
Indefatigable1848.07.271914WWFourth rate20442626501865 t.s.
Indian1855.09a1856Survey schoonerex-Relampago
Indus1812.12.191868WWThird rate1756741818 = Bellona. 1840 h.s.
Indus1839.03.161898WWSecond rate2653801860 guardship
Indus1898rSee: Defence 1861
Indus II1904rSee: Temeraire 1876
Indus III1904rSee: Bellerophon 1865
Indus IV1904rSee: Valiant 1863
Indus IV1912rSee: Triumph 1870
Indus V1910rSee: Ganges 1821
Industry1814.10.131846WWTransport31841820 h.s.
Industry1854.04a1911ISStoreship63811002501901 boom defence vessel
Infernal1843.05.311864WP1st class sloop1054137961844 = Eclair. 1846 = Rosamond. 1863 floating factory
Inflexible1845.05.241864WP1st class sloop11246
Inflexible1876.04.271903ISMasted turret ship1188010Sold for breaking up
Insolent1856.01.261869WSGunboat2324251
Intrepid1850.03a1854WSDiscovery sloopex-Free Trade, purchased. 1854.06.15 abandoned in the Artic
Intrepid1855.11.131864WSGunvessel8626252
Investigator1811.04.231857WWSurvey brig121161837 police ship
Investigator1848.02a1853WWDiscovery vessel480Abandoned in the Artic
Investigator1861.11.161869WPSurvey vessel149253
Invincible1808.03.151861WWThird rate1674741857 c.h.
Invincible1869.05.291914ISCentral battery ironclad37746010141904 = Erebus, t.s. 1906 = Fisgard II. 1914.09.17 foundered off Portland
Iphigenia1808.04.261851WWFifth rate870361833-1848 lent to Marine Society
Iris1840.07.141869WWSixth rate90626Sold as cable vessel
Iris1877.04.121905SSDespatch vessel373010
Iron Duke1870.03.011906ISCentral battery ironclad601014254
Irresistible1859.10.271894WSSecond rate25893842802551868 h.s.
Isis1819.10.051867WWFourth rate1321601861 c.h.
Jackall1844.10.291887IPGunvessel3405053256
Jackdaw1855.05.181888WSGunboat23232571868 hulk
James Watt1853.04.231875WSSecond rate3083461491258Planned as sailer Audacious
Janus1844.02.061858WPSloop7632
Janus1856.03.081871WSGunboat23321869 hulk
Jaseur1813.02.021845WWBrig-sloop38718
Jaseur1857.03.071859WSGunboat31031859.02.26 wrecked Baxo Nuovo, W. Indies
Jaseur1862.05.151874WSGunvessel4285705259Sold to Irish Light Commissioner
Jason1859.11.101877WSCorvette1711243121260
Jasper1837.04a1854WPPacket233Transferred from Post Office, ex-Aladdin. Burnt 1854.05.15 after explosion off Beachy Head
Jasper1855.04.021855WSGunboat23231855.07.24 wrecked at Krivaia, Sea of Azov
Jasper1857.03.161862WSGunboat3013Sold to Emperor of China as Amoy
Java1815.11.161862WWFourth rate146052
Jersey1860.03.221873Cutter714
Joseph Straker1868rSee: Diamond 1848
Julia1855.11.271866WSGunboat2324261
Julia18631871Store carrier
Julia1868a1891Coastguard vessel15
Jumna1848.03.071862WWBrig54916Laid down as Zebra
Jumna1866.09.241922ISTroopship4173621132621893 = C.110, c.h. Sold as hulk Oceanic
Juno1844.07.011880WWSixth rate923261878 = Mariner, police ship. 1878 = Atalanta, t.s. 1880.02.12 foundered in Atlantic
Juno1867.11.281887WSCorvette146220836263
Jupiter1813.11.221870WWFourth rate1173501837 troopship. 1846 c.h.
Jupiter1869rSee: Forth 1833
Justitia1830rSee: Hindostan 1804
Kangaroo1852.08.311897WW2nd class brig48312Laid down as Dove. 1863 = WV.20, Coastguard
Kangaroo1882rSee: Dart 1860
Kent1888rSee: Impregnable 1810
Kertch1855.07.14187?WWSchooner gunboat9421860 = YC.1
Kestrel1846.12a1852WWBrigantine200
Kestrel1856.05.201866WSGunboat23322651859.06.25 wrecked in action at Peiho forts, China, but salvaged and reentered service
Kestrel1872.02.291888CSGunvessel4626104266
Kingfisher1845.04.081890WWBrig446121875 h.s.
Kingfisher1879.12.161919CSSloop11306
Kingfisher1890rSee: Martin 1850
Kingston1858.04a1861WWSchooner109ex-slaver Cortes
Kite1837.07a1864WPGunvessel300267Launched 1825? Transferred from Post Office, ex-Aetna
Kite1871.02.081920ISFlatiron gunboat2541268Became a dredger
Lancaster1823.08.231864WWFourth rate147658
Landrail1855.05a1856WPTug36ex-Gipsy King
Landrail1860.03.281869WSGunvessel4285705269Sold as Walrus
Lapwing1825.02.201861WWPacket brig2281845 breakwater
Lapwing1856.01.261864WSGunvessel6704270
Lapwing1867.11.081885WSGunvessel6637745271
Lark1830.06.231860WWSurvey cutter10921849-58 lent to Liberia
Lark1855.03.151878WSGunboat2323273
Lark1893r272See: Cruizer 1852
Larne1832rSee: Lightning 1829
Latona1821.06.161875WWFifth rate107146
Laurel1813.05.311885WWFifth rate1088381864 h.s.
Lavinia1806.03.061868WWFifth rate1172481836 h.s. 1868 sunk in collision with SS Cimbria in Plymouth harbour
Lavinia1870rSee: Seahorse 1830
Leander1848.03.081867WWFourth rate1987502741861 screw 2759 bm
Leda1828.04.151906WWFifth rate117146Never commissioned. 1864 police hulk
Lee1857.02.281859WSGunboat30131859.06.25 sunk in action with Peiho forts, China
Lee1860.01.251875WSGunvessel4285705
Leonidas1807.09.041894WWFifth rate1067361872 powder hulk
Leopard1850.11.051867WP1st class frigate140618276
Leven1813.12.231848WWSixth rate457201820 survey ship. 1827 h.s.
Leven1857.03.071873WSGunboat3003277
Leveret1825.02.191843WWBrig-sloop23710
Leveret1856.03.081867WSGunboat2324278
Leviathan1790.10.091848WWThird rate1707741816 convict ship. 1846 target
Liberty1850.06.111905WWTraining brig428447
Liffey1856.05.061903WSFrigate21263915512791878 store hulk
Lightning1823.09.191872WPGunvessel29634922801854 survey vessel
Lightning1829.06.021866WWSloop463181832 = Larne
Lily1837.09.281908WWBrig432161860 c.h. 18?? = C.29. 18?? = C.15
Lily1861.02.271867WSGunvessel7028774281
Lily1874.10.271889CSSloop (1876: Gunvessel)62031889.09.16 Wrecked on the coast of Labrador
Linnet1835.07.271866WWPacket brig36181857 Coastguard. 1863 = WV.36
Linnet1860.06.071872WSGunboat2683302282
Linnet1880.01.301904CSGunvessel7885Sold as salvage vessel Linnet
Lion1847.07.291905WWSecond rate2580802831859 screw. 1871 t.s.
Lively1813.07.141862WWFifth rate1080381831 h.s.
Lively1856.02.231863WSGunboat23241863.12.23 wrecked on Dutch coast but salvaged and sold as Helgolanderin
Lively1870.12.101883WPDispatch vessel84298522841883.06.07 wrecked Stornaway
Liverpool1860.10.301875WSFrigate2656391939285
Lizard1840.01.071843WPVessel28347031843.07.24 collided with French paddle sloop Veloce off Spain
Lizard1844.11.281869IPGunvessel3405053286
Llewellyn1848.01.221850WPPacket650
Locust1840.04.181894WPGunvessel28347012871869 tug
London1840.09.281884WWSecond rate25904375902881858 screw. 1874 h.s.
Lord Clyde1864.10.131885WSBroadside ironclad4067775024290
Lord Warden1865.05.271889WSBroadside ironclad4080784220
Louisa1835a1841WWCutter83Purchased in Canton. Wrecked on an island between Hong Kong and macau
Louisa1855.12.011867WSGunboat2324289
Lucifer1837a1893WPGunvessel3872Transferred from Post Office, ex-Comet. 1875 = WV.41, Coastguard
Lynx1833.09.021845WWBrig-sloop2313
Lynx1854.07.221862WSGunvessel4772
Lynx1868.04.251888CSGunvessel4645844291
Lyra1821.06.011845WWBrig-sloop235101823 tender. 1829 packet brig
Lyra1857.03.261876WSSloop4886539292


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