Amethyst Class Corvette (1873)
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Five Amethyst class wooden screw corvettes were built for the Royal Navy in the mid-1870s.
|Overview of 5 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Amethyst||Devonport Royal Dockyard||19 Apr, 1873||Sold 1887|
|Diamond||Sheerness Royal Dockyard||26 Aug, 1874||Sold 1889|
|Encounter||Sheerness Royal Dockyard||1 Jan, 1873||Sold 1888|
|Modeste||Devonport Royal Dockyard||23 May, 1873||Sold 1888|
|Sapphire||Devonport Royal Dockyard||24 Sep, 1874||Sold 1892|
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).
|Amethyst Class Corvette|