Corvettes


A corvette was a small, maneuverable, lightly armed warship, originally smaller than a frigate (2000+ tons) but larger than a coastal patrol craft. During the Age of Sail, corvettes were smaller than frigates and larger than sloops-of-war, usually with a single gun deck.

HMS Boadicea, 1876 HMS Comus, 1878


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