Fantome Class Sloop (1873)

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Six Fantome class composite screw sloops were completed for the Royal Navy in 1873 and 1874.

Overview of 6 vessels
Citations for this data available on individual ship pages
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Fantome Pembroke Royal Dockyard 26 Mar, 1873 Sold 1889
Albatross Chatham Royal Dockyard 24 Jul, 1873 Broken up 1889
Daring Wigram & Sons, Blackwall 4 Feb, 1874 Sold 1889
Egeria Pembroke Royal Dockyard 1 Nov, 1873 Sold 1911
Flying Fish Chatham Royal Dockyard 27 Nov, 1873 Sold 1888
Sappho Wigram & Sons, Blackwall 20 Oct, 1873 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

Fantome Class Composite Screw Sloop
  Fantome Albatross Daring  
  Egeria Flying Fish Sappho