Early Frigates

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Wooden Screw frigates and un armoured Iron frigates, built between 1850 and 1870. Including the Sir Baldwin Walker designed Wooden Screw Frigates HMS Diadem, HMS Doris, HMS Galatea, HMS Mersey

Name

Launch Date

Fate

Sir Baldwin Walker  designed  Wooden Screw Frigates  

HMS Diadem 14th October 1856 Scrapped soon after 1875
HMS Doris 23rd May 1857 Sold in 1885
HMS Doris 4th June 1859 Sold for Scrap 1922
HMS Galatea 14th September 1859 Scrapped 1882
HMS Mersey 13th August 1858 Sold 1875
HMS Orlando 12th June 1858 Sold 1871

IMMORTALITE Class Wooden Screw Frigates  

HMS Immortalite 25th October 1859 Scrapped 1883
HMS Bristol 12th February 1861 Sold in 1883
HMS Glasgow 28th march 1861 Sold in 1884
HMS Newcastle 16th October 1860 Sold 1929
HMS Undaunted 1st January 1861 Sold 1882

Wooden Screw Frigates and Converted Sailing Frigates

HMS Arethusa 20th June 1849 Scrapped 1934
HMS Constance 12th March 1846 Sold in 1875
HMS Octavia 18th August 1849 Scrapped 1876
HMS Sutlej 17th April 1855 Scrapped 1869
HMS Aurora 22nd June 1861 Broken up in 1881
HMS Narcissus 26th October 1859 Scrapped soon after 1883
HMS Endymion 18th November 1865 Scrapped soon after 1885

Unarmoured Iron Frigates

HMS Inconstant 12th November 1868 Broken up in 1956.
HMS Raleigh 1st March 1873 Sold 1905
HMS Shah September 1873 Sold 1919