HMS Calypso, ca. 1910
In 1902, the British Admiralty assigned HMS Calypso, built 1881-1884, as training vessel for Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve. During World War I, HMS Calypso was used to protect Newfoundland shipping routes and coast. Calypso was renamed HMS Briton in 1916.
Courtesy of The Rooms Provincial Archives Division (NA 2468), St. John's, NL.