H.M.S. Iron Duke (1870)

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H.M.S. Iron Duke (1870)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Ordered: 1867 Estimates[2]
Laid down: 23 Aug, 1868[3]
Launched: 1 Mar, 1870[4]
Commissioned: 21 Jan, 1871[5]
Sold: 1906[6]
H.M.S. Iron Duke was one of four Audacious Class central battery ironclads completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Portsmouth on 9 May, 1890 to replace H.M.S. Devastation in the Coast Guard Service, Queensferry, North Britain.[7]

Captains

Boyle and Vander-Meulen seem to contradict each other.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 15.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 15.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 15.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 15.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 15.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 15.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 231.
  8. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 10.
  9. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 219.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 215.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 227.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 231.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 270.


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