Alert Class Sloop (1894)
From The Dreadnought Project
Two Alert class sloops were completed for the Royal Navy in 1895.
They were the first British sloops to feature quick-firing guns.
|Overview of 2 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Alert||Sheerness Royal Dockyard||8 Dec, 1893||28 Dec, 1894||Sold 1926|
|Torch||Sheerness Royal Dockyard||8 Dec, 1893||28 Dec, 1894||Sold 1920|
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).
|Alert Class Screw Sloop|