H.M.S. Swiftsure (1870)

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H.M.S. Swiftsure (1870)
Builder: Palmers, Jarrow[1]
Laid down: 31 Aug, 1868[2]
Launched: 15 Jun, 1870[3]
Commissioned: 27 Jun, 1872[4]
Sold: 1908[5]
H.M.S. Swiftsure was one of two Swiftsure Class central battery ironclads completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Swiftsure was commissioned at Devonport on 27 March, 1882. In summer 1885, she made her way home to England.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 16.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 16.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 16.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 16.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 16.
  6. The Navy List. (September, 1885). pp. 239, 240.
  7. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 239.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 252.


Swiftsure Class Central Battery Ironclad
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