British Corvettes of 1875 Part VI The Smaller Wooden Ram-Bowed Type

By Admiral G.A. Ballard , published May 1938


The article gives a comprehensive description of this class of Corvette, and describes the dimensions, method of build and the different types of engine used, as well as differing armaments. Detail on the service record of each ship in this class is given, as well as an account of the incident on the Tenedos that led to the court martial of Captain Pollard. The article has illustrations that are most helpful.

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

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