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HMS Anson.   Royal Naval battleship of the Admiral Class.  HMS Anson 

The Anson is a steel first-class battleship of what is known as the Admiral Class, because all of the ships are named after noted Admirals. She was completed for sea in 1889. She was built at Pembroke Dockyard, and engined by Messrs. Humphreys and Tennant.   In 1896 to 1897 she had her 6 -inch BL guns replaced with 6 -inch QF's and also a tall signal mast between fore funnel and bridge

Displacement: 10,600 tons.     I.H.P: 11,500.     Length: 330 ft.     Beam: 68ft 6 in.     Speed: 16.9 knots.    Complement: 515.    Max draught: 27ft 3 in.   Armament: four 67 ton guns, four 6 in guns, twelve 6 pounder guns and ten 3 pounder quick-firers.  Partial belt of 18 in composite armour.

HMS Anson at Malta, c.1899.

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The Ship's Company of HMS Anson, 1897.  

HMS Anson of the Mediterranean Squadron

The Anson is a steel first-class battleship of what is known as the Admiral Class, because all of the ships are named after noted Admirals. She was completed for sea in 1889. She was built at Pembroke Dockyard, and engined by Messrs. Humphreys and Tennant.   In 1896 to 1897 she had her 6 -inch BL guns replaced with 6 -inch QF's and also a tall signal mast between fore funnel and bridge (see photo).  she was finally sold for breaking 13th July 1909.

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HMS Anson pre 1896

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HMS Anson, 1889.

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HMS Anson, after 1897.

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HMS Anson, at Malta, after 1897.

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HMS Anson at Queensferry

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HMS Anson c.1902

HMS Anson, October, 1895

HMS Anson (right) with one of the Majestic Class battleships, c.1899-1900.

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HMS Anson (right) with HMS Caesar at Malta, sometime between May 1898 - January 1900.

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HMS Anson.  Sister ships of the Admiral Class

HMS COLLINGWOOD 22ND NOVEMBER 1882 SOLD FOR B/U 11TH MAY 1909
HMS CAMPERDOWN 24TH NOVEMBER 1885 SOLD FOR B/U 11TH JULY 1911
HMS HOWE 28TH APRIL 1885 SOLD FOR B/U 10TH NOVEMBER 1910
HMS RODNEY 8TH OCTOBER 1884 SOLD FOR B/U 16TH JUNE 1909
HMS BENBOW 15TH JUNE 1885 SOLD FOR B/U 13TH JULY 1909
 

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