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1. sailing frigates


1. ENDYMION 4th rate sailing frigates (1797-1814)

2. BOADICEA 5th rate sailing frigate (1797)

3. APOLLO 5th rate sailing frigates (1799-1816)

4. LEDA 5th rate sailing frigates (1800-1819)

5. AIGLE 5th rate sailing frigates (1801)

6. LIVELY 5th rate sailing frigates (1804-1815)

7. BLONDE 5th rate sailing frigate (1819)

8. ISIS 4th rate sailing frigate (1820)

9. VENUS 5th rate sailing frigates (1820-1830)

10. SOUTHAMPTON 4th rate sailing frigates (1821-1844)

11. JAVA 4th rate sailing frigate (1826)

12. DRUID 5th rate sailing frigates (1825-1840)

13. ANDROMEDA 5th rate sailing frigates (1829-1840)

14. VERNON 4th rate sailing frigate (1832)

15. CASTOR 5th rate sailing frigates (1832)

16. PRESIDENT 4th rate sailing frigate (1834)

17. PIQUE 5th rate sailing frigates (1835-1847)

18. INCONSTANT 5th rate sailing frigate (1836)

19. RALEIGH 4th rate sailing frigates (1846)

20. CONSTANCE 4th rate sailing frigates (1846-1849)

21. THETIS 5th rate sailing frigate (1846)

22. LEANDER 4th rate sailing frigates (1849)

23. PHAETON 4th rate sailing frigate (1850)

24. INDEFATIGABLE 4th rate sailing frigates (1850-1854)

25. NANKIN 4th rate sailing frigate (1850)

26. EMERALD 4th rate sailing frigates

27. SAN FIORENZO 4th rate sailing frigate

28. NARCISSUS 4th rate sailing frigate

2. sailing corvettes


1. ATHOLL 6th rate sailing corvettes (1820-1828)

2. CONWAY 6th rate sailing corvettes (1831-1832)

3. ACTAEON 6th rate sailing corvette (1831)

4. VESTAL 6th rate sailing corvettes (1833-1837)

5. ANDROMACHE 6th rate sailing corvettes (1834-1837)

6. SPARTAN 6th rate sailing corvette (1841-1845)

7. EURYDICE 6th rate sailing corvette (1843)

8. DIAMOND 6th rate sailing corvettes (1848-1849)

3. sailing sloops


1. SNAKE sailing sloops (1798-1828)

2. ORESTES sailing sloop (1824)

3. CHAMPION sailing sloop (1824)

4. PEARL sailing sloop (1828)

5. COMET sailing sloops (1829-1838)

6. FAVORITE sailing sloops (1829-1837)

7. SCOUT sailing sloop (1832)

8. DAPHNE sailing sloops (1837-1846)

9. MODESTE sailing sloop (1838)

10. ARACHNE sailing sloops (1847)

4. paddle frigates


1. CYCLOPS paddle frigate (1840)

2. AUCKLAND paddle frigate, RIM (1840)

3. AKBAR paddle frigates, RIM (1841)

4. SEMIRAMIS paddle frigate, RIM (1842)

5. VULTURE paddle frigates (1844-1846)

6. RETRIBUTION paddle frigate (1845)

7. SAMPSON paddle frigate (1846)

8. TERRIBLE paddle frigate (1846)

9. SIDON paddle frigate (1846)

10. AJDAHA paddle frigates, RIM (1846)

11. CENTAUR paddle frigates (1847-1849)

12. ODIN paddle frigate (1847)

13. BIRKENHEAD paddle frigate (1847)

14. FEROOZ paddle frigate, RIM (1848)

15. ZENOBIA paddle frigate, RIM (1851)

16. TIGER paddle frigate (1852)

17. LEOPARD paddle frigate (1853)

18. MAGICIENNE paddle frigates (1853)

19. FURIOUS paddle frigate (1853)

20. ASSAYE paddle frigates, RIM (1854)

5. paddle sloops


1. HUGH LINDSAY paddle sloop, RIM (1829)

2. SALAMANDER paddle sloop (1833)

3. PHOENIX paddle sloop (1834)

4. MEDEA paddle sloop (1834)

5. HERMES paddle sloops (1835-1839)

6. ATALANTA paddle sloop, RIM (1836)

7. BERENICE paddle sloop, RIM (1836)

8. GORGON paddle sloop (1838)

9. HYDRA paddle sloops (1838-1839)

10. ALECTO paddle sloops (1839-1842)

11. ZENOBIA paddle sloop, RIM (1837/1839)

12. QUEEN paddle sloop, RIM (1839)

13. SESOSTRIS paddle sloop, RIM (1839)

14. VICTORIA paddle sloop, RIM (1839)

15. STROMBOLI paddle sloops (1840)

16. ARIADNE paddle sloops,  RIM (1840)

17. NEMESIS paddle sloop, RIM (1839)

18. PHLEGETHON paddle sloop, RIM (1840)

19. DRIVER paddle sloops (1841-1846)

20. TENASSERIM paddle sloop, RIM (1841)

21. BULLDOG paddle sloops (1846-1847)

22. TRIDENT paddle sloop (1846)

23. JANUS paddle sloop (1846)

24. ANTELOPE paddle sloops (1847-1848)

25. BUZZARD paddle sloop (1850)

26. BASILISK paddle sloop (1852)

27. ARGUS paddle sloop (1853)

28. BARRACOUTA paddle sloop (1853)

29. LADY CANNING paddle sloop, RIM (1857)

6. screw frigates


1. AMPHION 5th rate screw frigate (1847)

2. ARROGANT 4th rate screw frigate (1849)

3. DAUNTLESS screw frigate (1850)

4. IMPERIEUSE 4th rate screw frigate (1853-1863)

5. TRIBUNE 5th rate screw frigates (1853-1854)

6. TERMAGANT screw frigate (1854)

7. LIFFEY 4th rate screw frigates (1856-1860)

8. DIADEM 4th rate screw frigates (1858-1859)

9. ARIADNE 4th rate screw frigates (1859-1862)

10. MERSEY 4th rate screw frigates (1859-1860)

11. SEVERN 4th rate screw frigate (1860)

12. SUTLEJ 4th rate screw frigate (1860)

13. BRISTOL 4th rate screw frigates (1861-1874)

14. NARCISSUS 4th rate screw frigate (1861)

15. ISTER 4th rate screw frigates (1866)

16. INCONSTANT iron screw frigate (1869)

17. RALEIGH iron screw frigate (1, 1874)

18. SHAH iron screw frigate (1, 1876)

7. armoured cruisers, 1 class cruisers, battlecruisers and heavy cruisers


1. SHANNON armoured cruiser (1877)

2. NELSON armoured cruisers (2, 1878-1881)

3. IMPERIEUSE armoured cruisers (2, 1886 - 1888)

4. ORLANDO belted cruisers (7, 1888 - 1889)

5. BLAKE 1 class protected cruisers (2, 1892 - 1894)

6. EDGAR 1 class protected cruisers (9, 1893 - 1896)

7. POWERFUL 1 class protected cruisers (2, 1897 - 1898)

8. DIADEM 1 class protected cruisers (8, 1898 - 1903)

9. CRESSY 1 class armoured cruisers (6, 1901 - 1904)

10. DRAKE 1 class armoured cruisers (4, 1902 - 1903)

11. MONMOUTH 1 class armoured cruisers (10, 1903 - 1904)

12. DEVONSHIRE 1 class armoured cruisers (6, 1905)

13. DUKE OF EDINBURGH 1 class armoured cruisers (2, 1906)

14. WARRIOR 1 class armoured cruisers (4, 1906 - 1907)

15. MINOTAUR 1 class armoured cruisers (3, 1908 - 1909)

16. HAWKINS heavy cruisers (4, 1919 - 1925)

17. KENT heavy cruisers (7, 1928)

18. LONDON heavy cruisers (4, 1929)

19. NORFOLK heavy cruisers (2, 1930)

20. YORK heavy cruiser (1, 1930)

21. EXETER heavy cruiser (1, 1931)

22. SURREY heavy cruisers (2)

8. screw corvettes


1. HYGHFLYER 6th rate screw corvettes (1852-1854)

2. COSSACK 6th rate screw corvettes (1854-1855)

3. PYLADES 6th rate screw corvette (1855)

4. PEARL 6th rate screw corvettes (1856-1861)

5. JASON 6th rate screw corvettes (1861-1864)

6. NORTH STAR 6th rate screw corvettes

7. JUNO wooden screw corvettes (1868-1870)

8. VOLAGE iron screw corvettes (2, 1870 - 1871)

9. BRITON wooden screw corvettes (1871-1873)

10. AMETHYST wooden screw corvettes (1873-1875)

11. ROVER iron screw corvette (1875)

12. EMERALD composite screw corvettes (6, 1876 - 1878)

13. BACCHANTE iron screw corvettes (3, 1877 - 1879)

14. COMUS steel corvettes (9, 1879 - 1887)

15. IRIS dispatch vessels (2, 1879)

16. SATELLITE composite screw sloops (corvettes since 1884) (7, 1882 - 1886)

17. CALYPSO steel corvettes (2, 1885 - 1887)

9. 2 class cruisers and light cruisers


1. FAVORITE wooden central battery ironclad corvette (1866)

2. PALLAS wooden central battery ironclad corvette (1866)

3. PENELOPE wooden central battery ironclad corvette (1868)

4. LEANDER 2 class cruisers (4, 1885 - 1887)

5. MERSEY 2 class cruisers (4, 1887 - 1889)

6. MEDEA 2 class cruisers (5, 1889 - 1890)

7. APOLLO 2 class cruisers (21, 1891 - 1894)

8. ASTRAEA 2 class cruisers (8, 1894 - 1896)

9. ECLIPSE 2 class cruisers (9, 1896 - 1898)

10. ARROGANT 2 class cruisers (4, 1898 - 1900)

11. HIGHFLYER 2 class cruisers (3, 1899 - 1900)

12. CHALLENGER 2 class cruisers (2, 1904 - 1905)

13. BRISTOL light cruisers (5, 1910)

14. WEYMOUTH light cruisers (4, 1911 - 1912)

15. CHATHAM light cruisers (6, 1912 - 1916)

16. BIRMINGHAM light cruisers (4, 1914 - 1922)

17. ARETHUSA light cruisers (8, 1914 - 1915)

18. CAROLINE light cruisers (6, 1914 - 1915)

19. CALLIOPE light cruisers (2, 1915)

20. BIRKENHEAD light cruisers (2, 1915 - 1916)

21. CAMBRIAN light cruisers (4, 1915 - 1916)

22. CENTAUR light cruisers (2, 1916)

23. CALEDON light cruisers (4, 1917)

24. CERES light cruisers (5, 1917 - 1918)

25. CARLISLE light cruisers (5, 1918 - 1922)

26. DANAE light cruisers (8(4), 1918 - 1922)

27. EMERALD light cruisers (2(1), 1926)

28. LEANDER light cruisers (5, 1933 - 1935)

29. AMPHION light cruisers (3, 1935 - 1936)

30. ARETHUSA light cruisers (4, 1935 - 1937)

31. SOUTHAMPTON light cruisers (5, 1937)

32. GLOUCESTER light cruisers (3, 1938 - 1939)

33. EDINBURGH light cruisers (2, 1939)

34. DIDO light AA cruisers (11, 1940 - 1942)

35. FIJI light cruisers (11, 1940 - 1943)

36. BELLONA light AA cruisers (5, 1943 - 1944)

37. SWIFTSURE light cruisers (2, 1944 - 1945)

38. SUPERB light cruisers (4, 1945 - 1961)

10. screw sloops


1. RATTLER screw sloop (1845)

2. PLUMPER screw sloop (1848)

3. REYNARD screw sloop (1848)

4. ENCOUNTER screw sloops (1849)

5. CONFLICT screw sloops (1849-1853)

6. NIGER screw sloops (1850)

7. ARCHER screw sloops (1850)

8. BRISK screw sloop (1853)

9. CRUIZER wooden screw sloops (1853-1859)

10. MIRANDA screw sloop (1854)

11. MALACCA screw sloop (1854)

12. SWALLOW screw sloops (1854-1857)

13. VICTORIA screw sloop (RAN) (1855)

14. RACER screw sloops (1856-1861)

15. GREYHOUND screw sloops (1859-1860)

16. CAMELION screw sloops (1861-1866)

17. ROSARIO screw sloops (1862-1863)

18. AMAZON wooden screw sloops (1866-1871)

19. ECLIPSE wooden screw sloops (1867-1872)

20. FANTOME composite screw sloops (1873-1874)

21. OSPREY composite screw sloops (5, 1876 - 1878)

22. DOTEREL composite screw sloops (9, 1879 - 1881)

23. DOLPHIN composite screw sloops (2, 1884)

24. MARINER composite screw sloops (6, 1884 - 1889)

25. NYMPHE composite screw sloops (4, 1886 - 1889)

26. BEAGLE steel screw sloops (2, 1889)

27. ALERT steel screw sloops (2, 1895)

28. PHOENIX steel screw sloops (2, 1896)

29. CONDOR steel screw sloops (6, 1899 - 1900)

30. CADMUS steel screw sloops (6, 1901 - 1904)

11. 3 class cruisers, scouts


1. RESEARCH wooden central battery ironclad sloop (1864)

2. ENTERPRISE composite central battery ironclad sloop (1864)

3. SURPRISE dispatch vessels (2, 1886)

4. SCOUT torpedo cruisers (2, 1886 - 1887)

5. ARCHER torpedo cruisers (8, 1888 - 1891)

6. BARRACOUTA 3 class cruisers (4, 1890-1891)

7. BARHAM 3 class cruisers (2, 1891)

8. PEARL 3 class cruisers (9, 1891 - 1892)

9. PELORUS 3 class cruisers (11, 1897 - 1901)

10. GEM 3 class cruisers (TOPAZE) (4, 1904 - 1905)

11. ADVENTURE scout cruisers (2, 1905)

12. FORWARD scout cruisers (2, 1905)

13. PATHFINDER scout cruisers (2, 1905)

14. SENTINEL scout cruisers (2, 1905)

15. BOADICEA scout cruisers (2, 1909 - 1910)

16. BLONDE scout cruisers (2, 1910 - 1911)

17. ACTIVE scout cruisers (3, 1911 - 1913)

12. cruisers - minelayers


1. ADVENTURE cruiser - minelayer (1, 1927)

2. ABDIEL cruisers - minelayers (6, 1941 - 1944)