Satellite Class Corvette (1881)
From The Dreadnought Project
Seven Satellite class corvettes were built for the Royal Navy in the mid-1880s. They were planned as composite screw sloops but were upgraded to corvettes.
|Overview of 7 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Satellite||Sheerness Royal Dockyard||Oct, 1880||13 Aug, 1881||Sold 1904|
|Caroline||Sheerness Royal Dockyard||Oct, 1881||25 Nov, 1882||Sold 1929|
|Heroine||Devonport Royal Dockyard||Aug, 1880||3 Dec, 1881||Sold 1902|
|Hyacinth||Devonport Royal Dockyard||Aug, 1880||20 Dec, 1881||Sold 1902|
|Rapid||Devonport Royal Dockyard||Apr, 1881||21 Mar, 1883||Sold 1948|
|Pylades||Sheerness Royal Dockyard||Jan, 1883||5 Nov, 1884||Sold 1906|
|Royalist||Devonport Royal Dockyard||Apr, 1881||7 Mar, 1883||Transferred 19 Feb, 1923|
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).
|Satellite Class Corvette|