Amazon Class Sloop (1865)

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Six Amazon class wooden screw sloops were completed for the Royal Navy in the mid to late 1860s.

Overview of 6 vessels
Citations for this data available on individual ship pages
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Amazon Pembroke Royal Dockyard 23 May, 1865 Sunk 1866
Daphne Pembroke Royal Dockyard 23 Oct, 1866 Sold 1882
Dryad Devonport Royal Dockyard 25 Sep, 1866 Sold 1885
Niobe Deptford Royal Dockyard 31 May, 1866 Wrecked 1874
Nymphe Deptford Royal Dockyard 24 Nov, 1866 Sold 1882
Vestal Pembroke Royal Dockyard 16 Nov, 1865 Sold 1884

Design & Construction



See Also

  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on and
  • Wikipedia


Amazon Class Wooden Screw Sloop
  Amazon Daphne Dryad  
  Niobe Nymphe Vestal