British Corvettes of 1875 Part II The Volage, Active and Rover

By Admiral G. A. Ballard, published February 1937


Gives design and service histories for the three vessels. With only upper deck armament these 3300 ton iron-hulled cruisers carried both sail and steam. They were to an extent experimental vessels from which design lessons were learned.

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Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Navies | Shipbuilding & Design

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