SAPPHIRE H.M.S. Add to My Archive Modify Page Content Ship Details Rig Wooden Steam Screw Corvette, 14 gun Built 1874 Built In Devonport Dockyard Tonnage 1,970t 1,405bm Dimensions 220' x 37' Demise Royal Navy. 1892: Sold to G.Cohen. VoyagesView Full List 14 November 1878 ➜ 17 November 1878 SAPPHIRE H.M.S. Melbourne 26 September 1877 ➜ 1 October 1877 SAPPHIRE H.M.S. Melbourne Media Upload Media Your Stories Your name * E-mail * Post your story * Submit Leave this field blank Share this Page Share this ship with your friends and followers online.