Briton Class Corvette (1869)

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Three Briton class wooden screw corvettes were completed for the Royal Navy in the early 1870s.

Overview of 3 vessels
Citations for this data available on individual ship pages
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Briton Sheerness Royal Dockyard 1868 6 Nov, 1869 Sold 1887
Druid Deptford Royal Dockyard 1868 13 Mar, 1869 Sold 1886
Thetis Devonport Royal Dockyard 1870 26 Oct, 1871 Sold 1887

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


Briton Class Corvette
  Briton Druid Thetis