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HMS Rupert Ironclad Ram, launched in 1872 at Chatham Dockyard.  A larger version of HMS Hotspur with a turret gun instead of a fixed gun house.
HMS RUPERT 12TH MARCH 1872 SOLD JULY 1907

HMS Rupert pictured pre 1896.

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HMS Rupert, May, 1897

The anchor of HMS Rupert is being taken on board with the backdrop of Valetta Harbour, Malta. Rupert was a single turreted battleship which served as a portguard ship at Alexandria. The photograph was taken just after her refit at the harbour c.1900. A temporary derrick had to be put up to swing the anchor up to the Rupert's deck before the ship's derrick could take over and stow the anchor properly.
 

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