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HMS Repulse 1868
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HMS Repulse pre dreadnought battleship.
Photos and history of HMS Repulse, HMS repulse a wooden
central battery ironclad. was the last wooden Ironclad for the royal
navy. she was initially planed to be a 90 gun ship of the line
but converted in 8161. HMS Repulse was built at Woolwich
and laid down ion 29th April 1859, launched 25th April 1868 and completed
31st January 1870. very similar to HMS Zealous but carried
heavier guns and armour. Launched at Woolwich, but due to
Woolwich closing the completion work was carried out at Sheerness
dockyard. She was refitted in 1877/1880 when Four 16 inch
torpedo tubes were added. and net defences. Short sea service
followed but in 1881 she became a guard ship. finally went into
reserve in 1885 and broken up in 1889.
Displacement: 6190. Speed:
12.5 knots. Compliment: 515. Armament: Twelve 8 inch MLR and
in 1877 Four 16 inch torpedo tubes on carriage were added.
||25TH APRIL 1868
||WENT INTO RESERVE IN 1885 SOLD FOR
SCRAP IN 1889.
HMS Repulse in the 1880's enters Portsmouth with
the aid of the paddle tug Camel.
Sent in By John Lang
HMS Repulse, 1870.
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