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A List Of Ships Built At Sheerness Dockyard  For The Royal Navy.

(From “ Sheppey And The Royal Navy “ By Sheppey Heritage Trust )

I.B.S.N   095327394-6

(Bm =  Builders Measurements.)

 

 

Name.

Type.

Guns///.

Torpedo                                                  Tubes

Year.

Size.

 

Dimension.

(Ft.)

Transporter

Hoy

7

1677

92  Bm

N.K.

Sheerness

5TH Rate

32

1677

359 Bm

106 X 27.5

Medway

4th Rate

60

1691

914 Bm

145.5 X 38

Queenborough

6th Rate

24

1693

262 Bm

96.5 X 25

Rye

5th Rate

32

1696

384 Bm

109.5 X 28.5

Lizard

6th Rate

24

1697

264 Bm

95 X 25

Bridgewater

5th Rate

32

1698

411 Bm

110.5 X 29

Fox

Sloop

6

1699

86 Bm

59 X 16

Prohibition

Sloop

4

1699

68 Bm

N.K.

Peregrine Galley

6th Rate

20

1700

197 Bm

86.5 X 23

Griffin(Rebuild 1690)

Fireship

8

1702

266 Bm

95 X 25

Newcastle

4th Rate

54

1704

676 Bm

130 X 34

Sorlings

5th Rate

42

1706

506 Bm

116.5 X 40

Ludlow Castle

5th Rate

42

1707

531 Bm

118 X 32

Adventure

5th Rate

40

1709

530 Bm

118 X 32

Scarborough

5th Rate

32

1711

416 Bm

108 X 29.5

Lynn

5th Rate

42

1715

553 Bm

117 X 32.5

Queenboro’(Rebuild 1671)

Yacht

4

1718

46 Bm

N.K .

Tiger (Rebuild Of 1647)

5TH Rate

32

1722

712 Bm

100 X 29.5

Deale Castle(Rebuild Of1706)

6TH Rate

24

1727

272 Bm

98 X 26.5

Fly

Sloop

12

1732

200bm

87 X 23.5

Gloucester

4th Rate

50

1737

866 Bm

134 X 38.5

Favourite (Doubtful Existence)

Sloop

14

1740

206 Bm

N.K.

Rupert (Rebuild Of 1666)

3RD Rate

60

1740

1060 Bm

144 X 36.5

Nottingham (Rebuild Of 1703)

4th Rate

60

1740

1077 Bm

146 X 38

Garland

6th Rate

24

1748

508 Bm

113 X 32

Montague

4th  Rate

60

1757

1218 Bm

157 X 42

Niger

5th Rate

33

1759

679 Bm

125 X 35

Montreal

5th Rate

32

1761

684 Bm

125 X 35.5

Winchelsea

5th Rate

32

1764

679 Bm

125 X 35

Carysfort

6th Rate

28

1766

586 Bm

118.5 X 34

Portland

4th Rate

50

1770

1044 Bm

146 X 40.5

Atalanta

Sloop

14

1775

300 Bm

96.5 X 26.5

Bristol

4th Rate

50

1775

1049 Bm

146 X 41

Fly

Sloop

14

1766

300 Bm

96 X 26.5

Polyphemus

3rd Rate

64

1782

1409 Bm

160 X 45

Mermaid

5th Rate

32

1784

693 Bm

126 X 35.5

Leopard (Completed)

4TH Rate

50

1790

1044 Bm

146.5 X 41

Fairy

Sloop

14

1778

300 Bm

97 X 29

Antelope

4th Rate

50

1802

1107 Bm

150 X 41

Forte(Ordered & Canx)

5th Rate

40

N.K

N.K.

N.K.

Serpent(Laid Down & Canx)

Sloop

18

1810

423 Bm

109 X 29.5

Argus(Ordered & Canx)

5TH Rate

36

1812

Cancelled

N.K

Opossum

Brig-Sloop

10

1821

236 Bm

90 X 25

Onyx

Brig-Sloop

10

1822

236 Bm

90 X 25

Pegasus(Pt.Built Deptford Canx)

5TH Rate

46

1825

1063 Bm

150 X 40

Inconstant(Pt Deptford Canx)

5th Rate

46

1825

1215 Bm

159.5 X 42

Daedalus(Pt  Built Deptford )

5th Rate

46

1826

1447 Tons

152 X 40.5

Magpie

Cutter

4

1830

108 Bm

61 X 20.5

Quail

Cutter

4

1830

108 Bm

61 X 20.5

Vestal

6th Rate

26

1833

913 Bm

130 X 40.5

Salamander

Paddle Sloop

 

1832

818 Bm

175.5 X 32

Royal Adelaide

Yacht

 

1833

50 Bm

50 X 15

Bonetta

Brigantine

3

1836

319 Bm

91 X 29.5

Dolphin

Brigantine

3

1836

319 Bm

91 X 29

Gipsy

Schooner Tender

 

1836

70 Bm

53 X 18

Megaera

Paddle Sloop

2

1837

717 Bm

150 X 32.5

Calliope

6th Rate

28

1837

717 Bm

130 X 35.5

Acheron

Wood P.S

2

1838

722 Bm

150 X 33

Vesuvius

Wood P.S.

4

1839

970 Bm

180 X 34.5

Prometheus

Wood P.S.

5

1839

796 Bm

164 X 33

Styx

Wood P.S.

36 ??

1841

1057 Bm

180 X 36.5

Spy

Brigantine

3

1841

320 Bm

90 X 29.5

Cormorant

Wood P.S.

 

1842

1067 Bm

170 X 36

Rattler (Ex Ardent )

Wood Screw Sloop

 

1843

888 Bm

176.5 X 32.5

Alarm

6th Rate

28

1845

910 Bm

131 X 40.5

Fury

Wood P.S.

 

1845

1124 Bm

190 X 36

Dart

Brigantine

3

1847

319 Bm

90 X 29.5

Diamond

6th Rate

28

1848

1051 Bm

140 X 42

M Iranda (Ex Grinder)

Wood S.C.

14

1851

1039 Bm

185 X 34.5

Tribune

Wood S.C.

31

1853

1570 Bm

192 X 43

Pylades

Wood S.C.

21

1854

1278 Bm

193 X 38.5

Chub

Wood S.C.

 

1855

212 Bm

100 X 22

Scylla

Wood S.C.

21

1856

2187 Tons

200 X 40.5

Clio

Wood S.C.

 

1858

2306 Tons

200 X 40

North Star(Laid Down & Canx

Wood S.C.

 

1860

1857 Bm

225 X 41

Orestes

Wood S.C.

20

1860

1717 Bm

255 X 41

Weymouth(Laid Down & Canx)

Wood S.C.

 

1860

1857 Bm

225 X 43

Eclipse (Ex Sappho)

Wood S.S.

6

1867

1760 Tons

212 X 36

Bullfinch

Wood S.G.V.

2

1868

805 Tons

170 X 29

Briton

Wood S.C.

 

1869

1860 Tons

220 X 36

Vulture

Wood S.G.V.

3

1869

805 Tons

170 X 29

Lively

Wood S.D.V

2

1870

985 Tons

220 X 28

Encounter

Wood S.C.

14

1873

1970 Tons

220 X 37

Osprey

Compo S.S.

6

1873

1130 Tons

170 X 36

Diamond

Wood S.C.

14

1874

1970 Tons

220 X 37

Gannet

Compo S.S.

6

1878

1130 Tons

170 X 36

Kingfisher

Compo S.S.

6

1879

1130 Tons

170 X 36

Satelite

Compo S.C.

12

1881

1420 Tons

200 X 38

Caroline

Compo S.S.

14

1882

1420 Tons

200 X 38

Pylades

Compo S.S.

14

1884

1420 Tons

200 X 38

Swallow

Compo S.S.

8

1885

1130 Tons

195 X 28

Buzzard

Compo S.S.

8

1887

1140 Tons

195 X 28

Grasshopper

Torpedo Gunboat

6           4   

1887

550 Tons

200 X 23

Daphne

Sloop

8

1888

1140 Tons

195 X 28

Pigmy

Compo S.G.B

6

1888

755 Tons

165 X 30

Basilisk

Sloop

8

1889

1170 Tons

195 X 28

Barracouta

3rd Class Cruiser

10

1889

1580 Tons

220 X 35

Goldfinch

1st Class Gunboat

8

1889

805 Tons

165 X 31

Gleaner

Torpedo Gunboat

6           3

1890

735 Tons

230 X 27

Gossamer

Torpedo Gunboat

6           3

1890

735 Tons

230 X 27

Brilliant

2nd Class Cruiser

14

1891

3600 Tons

200 X 44

Circe

Torpedo Gunboat

6           3

1892

810 Tons

230 X 27

Hebe

Torpdo Gunboat

6           3

1892

810 Tons

230 X 27

Alarm

Torpedo Gunboat

6           3

1892

810 Tons

230 X 27

Leda

Torpedo Gunboat

6           3

1892

810 Tons

230 X 27

Charybdis

2nd Class Cruiser

18

1893

4360 Tons

320 X 49.5

Alert

Sloop

10

1894

960 Tons

180 X 32.5

Torch

Sloop

6

1894

690 Tons

180 X 32.5

Prosperine

3rd Class Cruiser

16

1896

2135 Tons

300 X 36.5

Pelorus

3rd Class Cruiser

16

1896

2135 Tons

300 X 36.5

Pomone

3rd Class Cruiser

16

1897

2135 Tons

300 X 36.5

Condor

Sloop

10

1898

980 Tons

180 X 33.5

Rosario

Sloop

6

1898

980 Tons

180 X 33.5

Shearwater

Sloop

6

1900

980 Tons

180 X 33

Espiegle

Sloop

10

1900

1070 Tons

185 X 33

Vestal

Sloop

10

1901

980 Tons

180 X 33

Fantome

Sloop

10

1901

1070 Tons

185 X 33

Odin

Sloop

6

1901

1070 Tons

185 X 33

Merlin

Sloop

6

1901

1070 Tons

185 X 33

Clio

Sloop

10

1903

1070 Tons

185 X 33

Cadmus

Sloop

10

1903

1070 Tons

185 X 33

Unnamed

Floating Sea Plane Dock

 

1921

 

143 X

Thrachian  (Completed Sheerness )

S Class Destroyer

 

1922

1075 Tons

265 X 26.5

 

 

Wood P.S = Wood Paddle Sloop

Wood S.C=Wood  Screw Corvette

Wood S.S.=Wood Screw Sloop

Wood S.G.V =Wood Screw Gun Vessel

Wood S.D.V= Wood  Screw Despatch Vessel

Compo.S.S.= Compo Screw Sloop

Compo S.C.= Compo Screw Corvette

Compo S.G.B.= Compo Screw Gun Boat