HMS Calypso (1883)  (6th)
Steel Screw Corvette 16-gun

This the sixth ship to carry the name HMS Calypso was a 16-gun, steel screw corvette.

Built at Chatham Dockyard, launched 07-Jun-1883, 235ft long, 44ft 6in wide and displacing 2,770 tons. Armed with 4 x 6in and 12 x 5in guns.

Used as a training ship by the Newfoundland Government 02-Sep-1902. Renamed Briton 15-Feb-1916.

Sold 07-Apr-1922.


Other HMS Calypso
- 1st  HMS Calypso
- 2nd HMS Calypso
- 3rd HMS Calypso
- 4th HMS Calypso
- 5th HMS Calypso
- 6th HMS Calypso
- 7th HMS Calypso

- Calypso Class (1883)
- Specifications
- Ships
- Plans/Schematics
- Pictures
- Full Battle Honours

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This page last edited - 26 August, 2012.

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