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H.M.SHIPS BUILT AT CHATHAM DOCKYARD 1586 TO 1966.

THE SHIPS MARKED **     ** WERE THE FIRST OF THEIR TYPE

OR HAVE ACHIEVED FAME IN THEIR TIME.

 

COLUMN ONE IS THE DATE LAUNCHED.

COLUMN TWO IS THE NAME OF THE SHIP.

COLUMN THREE IS THE RATING OF THE SHIP.

COLUMN FOUR IS THE NUMBER OF GUNS.

 

 

1586

**SUNNE**

PINNACE

5

1586

SEVEN STARS

PINNACE

5

1602

MOON

 

9

1613

PHOENIX

 

20

1623

HENRIETA

PINNACE

6

1627

MARIA

PINNACE

6

1647

DRAGON

 

32

1652

MERLIN

 

14

1653

FAIRFAX

 

52

1655

NORWICH

 

30

1656

BLACKMOOR

SLOOP

14

1656

LONDON

 

64

1657

CYGNET

SLOOP

8

1657

PARROT

SLOOP

6

1658

BRADFORD

 

24

1665

LITTLE VICTORY

5TH RATE

20

1667

MONMOUTH

2ND RATE

66

1670

**PRINCE**

1ST RATE

100

1671

QUEENBOROUGH

YACHT

4

1673

CHATHAM

SLOOP

4

1673

CHATHAM DOUBLE

SLOOP

4

1673

HOUND

SLOOP

4

1674

KATHERINE

YACHT

4

1675

DEFIANCE

3RD RATE

74

1677

MARY

YACHT

8

1678

ANNE

3RD RATE

70

1679

BERWICK

3RD RATE

70

1679

PENDENNIS

3RD RATE

70

1682

BRITANNIA

1ST RATE

100

1687

SEDGEMOOR

4TH RATE

50

1687

SALAMANDER

BOMB

10

1689

EXPERIMENT

5TH RATE

32

1690

DOLPHIN

FIRESHIP

8

1691

CHATHAM

4TH RATE

48

1693

ROCHESTER

4TH RATE

48

1693

SUSSEX

2ND RATE

80

1693

SERPENT

BOMB

12

1693

MORTAR

BOMB

12

1693

MAIDSTONE

5TH RATE

24

1694

LIZARD

5TH RATE

24

1694

WILLIAM & MARY

YACHT

10

1694

SQUIRREL

YACHT

4

1695

CHICHESTER

2ND RATE

80

1695

SERPENT

BOMB

4

1695

SWIFT

BRIGANTINE

4

1695

ROYAL TRANSPORT

6TH RATE

18

1697

FLAMBOROUGH

5TH RATE

24

1697

LOWESTOFF

5TH RATE

32

1698

TRIUMPH

2ND RATE

90

1698

SOMERSET

2ND RATE

80

1699

TILBURY

4TH RATE

48

1699

MERLIN

SLOOP

2

1699

SWALLOW

SLOOP

2

1702

NIGHTINGALE

5TH RATE

24

1704

MARY

3RD RATE

64

1705

FOWEY

5TH RATE

32

1705

STIRLING CASTLE

3RD RATE

70

1707

SALISBURY

4TH RATE

54

1708

CHESTER

4TH RATE

54

1709

LION

3RD RATE

60

1711

BONAVENTURE

4TH RATE

54

1712

ROSE

6TH RATE

20

1716

CHATHAM

YACHT

14

1721

HAWKE

SLOOP

8

1724

SUNDERLAND

3RD RATE

60

1732

ST.MICHAEL

2ND RATE

90

1732

SPY

SLOOP

14

1733

TILBURY

4TH RATE

60

1735

STRAFFORD

4TH RATE

60

1737

ELIZABETH

3RD RATE

70

1740

GUERNSEY

4TH RATE

50

1742

STIRLING CASTLE

3RD RATE

70

1748

SOMERSET

3RD RATE

70

1752

SPEEDWELL

SLOOP

8

1754

WOLFE

SLOOP

8

1756

NAMUR

2ND RATE

90

1756

UNION

2ND RATE

90

1757

BURFORD

3RD RATE

70

1757

HUSSAR

6TH RATE

28

1757

ACTAEON

6TH RATE

28

1758

LENNOX

3RD RATE

74

1759

SANDWICH

2ND RATE

90

1759

**VALIANT**

3RD RATE

74

1760

BELLONA

3RD RATE

74

1761

OCEAN

2ND RATE

90

1762

PEARL

5TH RATE

32

1763

RAMILLIES

3RD RATE

74

1763

FERRET

CUTTER

6

1765

**VICTORY**

1ST RATE

100

1766

AURORA

5TH RATE

32

1766

LONDON

2ND RATE

90

1768

BARFLEUR

2ND RATE

90

1768

RAISONNABLE

3RD RATE

64

1769

SALISBURY

4TH RATE

50

1770

KINGFISHER

SLOOP

14

1771

AUGUSTUS

GUN VESSEL

 

1772

PRINCE GEORGE

2ND RATE

90

1774

ROEBUCK

5TH RATE

44

1775

STIRLING CASTLE

3RD RATE

64

1776

CAMILLA

6TH RATE

20

1776

ARIADIN

6TH RATE

20

1776

PEGASUS

SLOOP

14

1777

FORMIDABLE

2ND RATE

90

1778

NYMPHE

SLOOP

14

1778

ALFRED

3RD RATE

74

1779

MONTAGUE

3RD RATE

74

1780

LEANDER

4TH RATE

50

1780

AMPHION

5TH RATE

32

1781

DOLPHIN

5TH RATE

44

1782

ATLAS

2ND RATE

90

1782

DIADEM

3RD RATE

64

1788

ROYAL GEORGE

1ST RATE

100

1790

**QUEEN CHARLOTTE**

1ST RATE

100

1790

LEVIATHAN

3RD RATE

74

1791

RATTLESNAKE

SLOOP

16

1794

STAG

5TH RATE

32

1794

UNICORN

5TH RATE

32

1795

VILLE DE PARIS

1ST RATE

110

1796

CLYDE

5TH RATE

38

1796

TAMAR

5TH RATE

38

1798

TEMERAIRE

2ND RATE

98

1799

ACTIVE

5TH RATE

38

1800

LEDA

5TH RATE

38

1805

REVENGE

3RD RATE

74

1805

THAMES

5TH RATE

32

1806

MELEAGER

5TH RATE

36

1807

WARSPITE

3RD RATE

74

1808

IPHIGENIA

5TH RATE

36

1808

MEROPE

BRIG-SLOOP

14

1808

MUROS

BRIG-SLOOP

14

1810

IMPREGNABLE

2ND RATE

98

1811

ORLANDO

5TH RATE

36

1812

TENEDOS

5TH RATE

38

1812

BRITON

5TH RATE

38

1813

BACCHUS

BRIG-SLOOP

18

1813

LIVELY

5TH RATE

38

1815

HOWE

1ST RATE

120

1815

DEFENCE

3RD RATE

74

1815

HERCULES

3RD RATE

74

1816

DIAMOND

5TH RATE

38

1816

MINOTAUR

3RD RATE

74

1817

STARLING

CUTTER

10

1818

BUSTARD

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1819

BRISK

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1819

BLANCHE

5TH RATE

46

1820

TRAFALGAR

1ST RATE

106

1821

LUTOMA

5TH RATE

46

1822

DIANA

5TH RATE

46

1822

RATTLESNAKE

5TH RATE

46

1822

WEAZLE

6TH RATE

28

1822

BASILISK

CUTTER

10

1822

PROCRIS

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1823

PRINCE REGENT

1ST RATE

120

1823

THAMES

5TH RATE

46

1823

RAINBOW

6TH RATE

28

1824

UNICORN

5TH RATE

46

1824

AETNA

BOMB

12

1824

HEARTY

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1825

LAPWING

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1825

FORMIDABLE

2ND RATE

84

1825

HARPY

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1825

MERMAID

5TH RATE

46

1825

CROCODILE

6TH RATE

28

1826

SULPHUR

BOMB

12

1826

FAIRY

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1826

ESPOIR

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1826

POWERFUL

2ND RATE

84

1826

CALYPSO

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1826

ACORN

SLOOP

18

1826

MERCURY

5TH RATE

46

1827

CHILDERS

BRIG-SLOOP

18

1827

ROYAL GEORGE

1ST RATE

120

1827

AFRICAINE

5TH RATE

46

1828

CRUIZER

BRIG-SLOOP

18

1829

EUROTAS

5TH RATE

46

1829

ALGERINE

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1829

PENELOPE

5TH RATE

46

1829

DELIGHT

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1830

THALIA

5TH RATE

46

1830

LARK

CUTTER

4

1830

JACKDAW

CUTTER

4

1831

HORNET

SCHOONER

6

1831

SEAGULL

SCHOONER

6

1832

CONWAY

6TH RATE

28

1832

CASTOR

5TH RATE

36

1832

SCOUT

SLOOP

18

1832

ROVER

SLOOP

18

1832

FORRESTER

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1832

GRIFFON

BRIG-SLOOP

10

1832

**PHOENIX**

PADDLE SLOOP

 

1833

WATERLOO

1ST RATE

120

1833

GULNARE

PADDLE VESSEL

 

1834

BLAZER

PADDLE VESSEL

 

1835

WANDERER

BRIG-SLOOP

16

1835

SPIDER

SCHOONER

6

1836

WOLVERINE

BRIG-SLOOP

16

1837

WIDGEON

PADDLE PACKET

 

1837

DASHER

PADDLE PACKET

 

1838

HYDRA

PADDLE SLOOP

 

1839

HECLA

PADDLE SLOOP

 

1839

HECATE

PADDLE SLOOP

 

1839

FANTOME

BRIG-SLOOP

16

1839

ELECTO

PADDLE SLOOP

 

1840

MAEANDER

5TH RATE

46

1840

LONDON

2ND RATE

92

1840

POLYPHEMUS

PADDLE SLOOP

 

1841

ARDENT

PADDLE SLOOP

 

1841

GROWLER

PADDLE SLOOP

 

1842

BEE

SCREW&PADDLE

 

1842

VIRAGO

PADDLE SLOOP

 

1842

GOLIATH

3RD RATE

80

1842

CUMBERLAND

3RD RATE

70

1844

JANUS

PADDLE SLOOP

 

1844

ESPEIGLE

BRIG-SLOOP

12

1844

MUTINE

BRIG-SLOOP

12

1844

RETRIBUTION

PADDLE FRIGATE

 

1845

RALEIGH

4TH RATE

50

1845

CALYPSO

6TH RATE

20

1845

ACTIVE

5TH RATE

36

1845

BULLDOG

PADDLE SLOOP

 

1846

TEAZER

SCREW GUN VESSEL

 

1847

ARAB

BRIG-SLOOP

16

1847

ELK

BRIG-SLOOP

16

1847

HERON

BRIG-SLOOP

16

1848

VIVID

PADDLE PACKET

 

1848

MARS

3RD RATE

80

1849

ELFIN

PADDLE YACHT

 

1849

TIGER

PADDLE FRIGATE

 

1851

BRICK

SCREW SLOOP

 

1852

DISPATCH

BRIG-SLOOP

16

1852

KANGAROO

BRIG-SLOOP

16

1853

CRESSY

SCREW SHIP

81

1853

EURYALUS

SCREW FRIGATE

 

1853

MAJESTIC

SCREW SHIP

81

1854

ORION

SSCREW SHIP

91

1855

CHESAPEAKE

SCREW FRIGATE

 

1856

SEVERN

4TH RATE

50

1856

AETNA

FLOATING BATTERY

 

1856

CADMUS

CORVETTE

 

1857

RENOWN

BATTLESHIP

91

1857

RACOON

CORVETTE

 

1858

HEROL

BATTLESHIP

91

1858

MERSEY

FRIGATE

 

1859

HOOD

BATTLESHIP

91

1859

CHARYBDIS

CORVETTE

 

1859

IRRESISTIBLE

BATTLESHIP

81

1860

ORPHEUS

CORVETTE

 

1860

ATLAS

BATTLESHIP

91

1861

UNDAUNTED

FRIGATE

 

1861

RATTLESNAKE

CORVETTE

 

1862

ROYAL OAK

IRONCLAD

 

1863

SALAMIS

PADDLE DISPATCH VESSEL

 

1863

**ACHILLES**

BATTLESHIP

 

1865

BELLEROPHAN

BATTLESHIP

 

1865

LORD WARDEN

BATTLESHIP

 

1866

REINDEER

SLOOP

 

1867

MYRMIDON

SLOOP

 

1867

BLANCHE

SLOOP

 

1867

BEACON

GUNVESSEL

 

1868

HERCULES

BATTLESHIP

 

1868

MONARCH

BATTLESHIP

 

1870

SULTAN

BATTLESHIP

 

1871

GLATTON

COAST DEFENCE SHIP

 

1871

WOODLARK

GUNVESSEL

 

1871

SCOURGE

GUNBOAT

 

1871

SNAKE

GUNBOAT

 

1872

FROLIC

GUNVESSEL

 

1872

KESTREL

GUNVESSEL

 

1872

RUPERT

COAST DEFENCE SHIP

 

1872

FIDGET

GUNBOAT

 

1872

BADGER

GUNBOAT

 

1872

READY

GUNVESSEL

 

1872

RIFLEMAN

GUNVESSEL

 

1873

ARIEL

GUNBOAT

 

1873

ZEPHYR

GUNBOAT

 

1873

RALEIGH

FRIGATE

 

1873

ALBATROSS

SLOOP

`

1873

FLYING FISH

SLOOP

 

1875

ALEXANDRA

BATTLESHIP

 

1876

TEMERAIRE

BATTLESHIP

 

1876

GARNET

CORVETTE

 

1877

EURYALUS

FRIGATE

 

1877

CORMORANT

SLOOP

 

1879

AGAMEMNON

BATTLESHIP

 

1880

DOTEREL

SLOOP

 

1880

CONSTANCE

CORVETTE

 

1881

POLYPHEMUS

TORPEDO RAM

 

1881

CONQUEROR

BATTLESHIP

 

1883

CALYPSO

CORVETTE

 

1884

WARSPITE

ARMOURED CRUISER

 

1884

RODNEY

BATTLESHIP

 

1885

MERSEY

CRUISER

 

1885

SEVERN

CRUISER

 

1885

HERO

BATTLESHIP

 

1887

IMMORTALITE

ARMOURED CRUISER

 

1888

MEDEA

CRUISER

 

1888

MEDUSA

CRUISER

 

1888

RESEARCH

PADDLE RESEARCH VESSEL

 

1889

SHELDRAKE

TORPEDO GUNBOAT

 

1889

SKIPJACK

TORPEDO GUNBOAT

 

1889

SALAMANDER

TORPEDO GUNBOAT

 

1889

SEAGULL

TORPEDO GUNBOAT

 

1889

BLAKE

CRUISER

 

1890

ANDROMACHE

CRUISER

 

1891

APOLLO

CRUISER

 

1891

HAWKE

CRUISER

 

1891

HOOD

BATTLESHIP

 

1892

BARFLEUR

BATTLESHIP

 

1893

DRYAD

TORPEDO GUNBOAT

 

1893

FORTE

CRUISER

 

1894

MAGNIFICENT

BATTLESHIP

 

1895

MINERVA

CRUISER

 

1895

VICTORIOUS

BATTLESHIP

 

1896

ILLUSTRIOUS

BATTLESHIP

 

1897

**VINDICTIVE**

CRUISER

 

1898

GOLIATH

BATTLESHIP

 

1898

IRRESISTABLE

BATTLESHIP

 

1899

PIONEER

CRUISER

 

1899

VENERABLE

BATTLESHIP

 

1901

ALBERMARLE

BATTLESHIP

 

1902

PRINCE OF WALES

BATTLESHIP

 

1902

CHALLENGER

CRUISER

 

1904

DEVONSHIRE

AMOURED CRUISER

 

1905

**AFRICA**

BATTLESHIP

 

1906

SHANNON

ARMOURED CRUISER

 

1908

**C 17**

SUBMARINE

 

1908

C18

SUBMARINE

 

1909

C19

SUBMARINE

 

1909

C20

SUBMARINE

 

1910

C33

SUBMARINE

 

1910

C34

SUBMARINE

 

1911

D7

SUBMARINE

 

1911

D8

SUBMARINE

 

1911

CHATHAM

CRUISER

 

1912

E1

SUBMARINE

 

1913

LOWESTOFT

CRUISER

 

1913

ATTENDANT

RFA OILER

 

1913

E7

SUBMARINE

 

1913

ARETHUSA

CRUISER

 

1913

E8

SUBMARINE

 

1914

SERVITOR

RFA OILER

 

1914

E12

SUBMARINE

 

1914

E14

SUBMARINE

 

1914

CALLIOPE

CRUISER

 

1915

CONQUEST

CRUISER

 

1915

F1

SUBMARINE

 

1915

G1

SUBMARINE

 

1915

G4

SUBMARINE

 

1915

G5

SUBMARINE

 

1915

G2

SUBMARINE

 

1916

G3

SUBMARINE

 

1917

HAWKINS

CRUISER

 

1918

R1

SUBMARINE

 

1918

R2

SUBMARINE

 

1918

R3

SUBMARINE

 

1918

R4

SUBMARINE

 

1923

X1

SUBMARINE

 

1926

KENT

CRUISER

 

1926

OBERON

SUBMARINE

 

1928

ODIN

SUBMARINE

 

1928

PARTHIAN

SUBMARINE

 

1930

RAINBOW

SUBMARINE

 

1930

SHOREHAM

SLOOP

 

1931

CHALLENGER

SURVEY SHIP

 

1931

ROCHESTER

SLOOP

 

1931

SWORDFISH

SUBMARINE

 

1932

STURGEON

SUBMARINE

 

1932

GUARDIAN

NETLAYER

 

1932

DUNDEE

SLOOP

 

1932

SEAHORSE

SUBMARINE

 

1932

STARFISH

SUBMARINE

 

1934

ARETHUSA

CRUISER

 

1934

SHARK

SUBMARINE

 

1934

SNAPPER

SUBMARINE

 

1935

DEPTFORD

SLOOP

 

1936

GRAMPUS

SUBMARINE

 

1936

SUNFISH

SUBMARINE

 

1937

STERLET

SUBMARINE

 

1938

SEAL

SUBMARINE

 

1939

EURYALUS

CRUISER

 

1939

TIGRIS

SUBMARINE

 

1940

**TORBAY**

SUBMARINE

 

1940

UMPIRE

SUBMARINE

 

1941

UNA

SUBMARINE

 

1942

SPLENDID

SUBMARINE

 

1942

SPORTSMAN

SUBMARINE

 

1942

AFX.XIX

FLOATING DOCK

 

1942

AFD.XXII

FLOATING DOCK

 

1942

TRADEWIND

SUBMARINE

 

1943

TRENCHANT

SUBMARINE

 

1943

SHALIMAR

SUBMARINE

 

1944

MODESTE

SLOOP

 

1944

NEREIDE

SLOOP

 

1944

MOORPOUT

MOORING VESSEL

 

1944

MOORSMAN

MOORING VESSEL

 

1944

TURPIN

SUBMARINE

 

1945

THERMOPLYAE

SUBMARINE

 

1947

ACHERON

SUBMARINE

 

1951

VIDAL

SURVEY VESSEL

 

1959

OBERON

SUBMARINE

 

1960

ONSLAUGHT

SUBMARINE

 

1962

**OCELOT**

SUBMARINE

 

1964

H.M.C.S.OJIBWA

SUBMARINE

 

1965

H.M.C.S.ONONDAGA

SUBMARINE

 

1966

**H.M.C.S. OKANAGAN

SUBMARINE

 

 

 

 

 

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