H.M.S. Hercules (1868)

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H.M.S. Hercules (1868)
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 1 Feb, 1866[2]
Launched: 10 Feb, 1868[3]
Completed: 21 Nov, 1868[4]
Sold: 1932[5]

The central battery ironclad H.M.S. Hercules was completed in 1868 for the Royal Navy.

Construction and Service

In mid-1877, Hercules and Triumph required new boilers to replace their worn-out equipment. As none were available at Portsmouth, new ones were ordered by contract.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

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. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), 7 May 1877, p. 6.
  7. The Navy List. (December, 1871). p. 157.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1872). p. 153.
  9. The Monthly Navy List. (June, 1875). p. 150.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1876). p. 150.
  11. Howard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/16/249. f. ?.
  12. Howard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/16/249. f. ?.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1883). p. 216.
  14. Email from a great-grandson or daughter to Tone, 20170207.
  15. Email from a great-grandson or daughter to Tone, 20170207.
  16. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 215.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 211.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 325.

Bibliography

  • 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).