Mariner Class Sloop (1883)
From The Dreadnought Project
Six Mariner class sloops, originally rated as gun vessels, were completed for the Royal Navy in the mid 1880s. They featured composite hull construction and were the last sloops to be designed under Sir Nathaniel Barnaby's oversight.
|Overview of 6 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Mariner||Devonport Royal Dockyard||23 Jun, 1884||Sold 1929|
|Acorn||Milford Haven Shipbuilding and Engineering Company||6 Sep, 1884||Sold 1889|
|Icarus||Devonport Royal Dockyard||27 Jul, 1885||Sold 1903|
|Melita||Malta Dockyard||20 Mar, 1888||Sold 1920|
|Racer||Devonport Royal Dockyard||6 Aug, 1884||Sold 1928|
|Reindeer||Devonport Royal Dockyard||14 Nov, 1883||Sold 1924|
Design & Construction
- 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).
|Mariner Class Screw Sloop|