The sail & steam Navy list : all the ships of the Royal Navy, 1815-1889 (Book, 2004) []
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The sail & steam Navy list : all the ships of the Royal Navy, 1815-1889

The sail & steam Navy list : all the ships of the Royal Navy, 1815-1889

Author: David Lyon; Rif Winfield
Publisher: London : Chatham, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The first comprehensive listing of all Royal Navy ships - purpose-built, taken from the enemy, purchased or hired - in the period of transition from sail to steam propulsion. Organised by era, ship  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Registers (Lists)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Lyon; Rif Winfield
ISBN: 1861760329 9781861760326
OCLC Number: 52620555
Description: 352 pages : illustrations, plans ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction: The administrative, political and international background / by Andrew Lambert --
Survey of technical developments --
Vessels in service or launched at 22 June 1815 --
pt. 1. 1815 to 1863 (the eras of Seppings, Symonds, Walker & Watts): Sailing ships added to the Royal Navy after 22 June 1815 --
Paddle steamers (wooden) --
Paddle steamers (iron) --
Screw steamers (wooden) to 1863 --
Screw steamers (iron) --
pt. 2. 1863 to 1889 (the eras of Reed, Barnaby & White): Ironclads --
Cruising vessels (iron- and steel-hulled), frigates, corvettes and smaller cruisers from 1863 --
Cruising vessels and auxiliaries (wooden- and composite-hulled) --
Torpedo craft --
Postscript: The fleet list of 1 January 1889 --
The 1889 Naval Defense Act --
Appendices: a. Warships built in the UK for export, c1840-1889 --
b. Harbour craft (from 1864) --
c. Coastguard vessels.
Other Titles: Sail and steam Navy list
Responsibility: David Lyon & Rif Winfield ; illustrated from the collections of the National Maritime Museum, London.
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