Beagle Class Sloop (1889)

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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
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
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.[1]


See Also


  1. 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 and

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