Beagle Class Sloop (1889)
From The Dreadnought Project
Two schooner-rigged Beagle class sloops were completed for the Royal Navy in 1889.
|Overview of 2 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Beagle||Portsmouth Royal Dockyard||14 May, 1888||28 Feb, 1889||Sold 1905|
|Basilisk||Sheerness Royal Dockyard||1 May, 1888||6 Apr, 1889||Sold 1905|
Design & Construction
Their 180 ton fuel capacity offered them a radius of 3000 miles at 10 knots.
- Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 59.
- Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
|Beagle Class Screw Sloop|