Vessels of the Scorpion (1863) class
Vessels of the Scorpion (1863) class


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This table shows all vessels of the class which were carried on the books of the Royal Navy in the period 1840-1880. The total number of vessels in the class may have been higher (vessels disposed of before 1840 or acquired after 1880).

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NameLaunchedFateH.P.TypeB.M.Disp.GunsS.B.Note
Scorpion1863.10a1903ISMasted turret ship1857275144171863.07.04 launched as El Tousson (Turkish) but intended for US Confederate navy. Siezed and purchased. 1869 guard ship. Foundered on passage after sale
Wivern1863.10a1922ISMasted turret ship1899275145121863.08.29 launched as El Monassir (Turkish) but intended for US Confederate navy. Siezed and purchased. 1898 h.s.


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