HMS Captain Laid Down : 30th January 1867
27th March 1869 Completed : April 1870
Battleship Class : Builder : Laird Country :
UK Pennants : Fate :
Foundered 7th September 1870.
HMS Captain, launched 1869 Commissioned April 1870. The first battleship for the Royal Navy designed and built privately. Captain Cowper Phipps Coles designed her with revolutionary turret guns and deliberately low freeboard. Her stability was insufficient and she rolled over in a gale. Just 17/18 men of the complement of around 500 survived.
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