Nymphe Class Sloop (1885)
Four Nymphe class sloops, originally rated as gun vessels, were built for the Royal Navy between 1885 and 1902. They were the last composite hull sloops to be built for the Royal Navy and the first sloops to be designed under Sir William White.
|Overview of 4 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Nymphe||Portsmouth Royal Dockyard||5 Jul, 1887||1 May, 1888||Sold 1920|
|Buzzard||Sheerness Royal Dockyard||1 May, 1886||10 May, 1887||Sold 1921|
|Daphne||Sheerness Royal Dockyard||20 Jun, 1887||29 May, 1888||Sold 1904|
|Swallow||Sheerness Royal Dockyard||1 Jan, 1885||27 Oct, 1885||Sold 1904|
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).
|Nymphe Class Screw Sloop|