H.M.S. Alexandra (1875)

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H.M.S. Alexandra (1875)
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 5 Mar, 1873[2]
Launched: 7 Apr, 1875[3]
Completed: 31 Jan, 1877[4]
Sold: 1908[5]

The central battery ironclad H.M.S. Alexandra was completed in 1877 for the Royal Navy. She was laid down as H.M.S. Superb, conceived as a beamier Sultan with increased armour and weaponry. She was renamed before launch, in 1874.[6]

Construction and Service

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 8 March 1891 to replace Northumberland.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

  • Wikipedia
  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 17.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 17.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 17.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 17.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 17.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 17.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 197.
  8. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 193.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 193.
  10. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 197.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 197. Year is not printed.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 197.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 222.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 222. Year is illegible.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 222.