HMS Centurion

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Centurion, 1892
Type: ; Armament 14
Launched : 3rd Aug 1892 ; Disposal date or year : 12 Jul 1910
Displacement: 10500 tons
Complement: 620
Machinery notes: 13000 hpi ; Speed ; 18.5 knots ;
Notes:

Mar 1898 In the Far East.

17 June 1900 Serving in Chinese waters during the Boxer Rebellion.

17 June 1900 Taku Forts. HMS Centurion was the only large British warship which ventured, by shelling over the smaller foreign vessels, to take part in the bombardment.
4 Jul 1900 Died From Wounds. Herbert S. Bolton, A.B., ???? H.M.S. Centurion.
4 Jul 1900 Killed Richard Skipsey, A.B., 143729, H.M.S. Centurion.
4 Jul 1900 Dangerously Wounded. Edward Turner, lending seaman, 179102, H.M.S. Centurion.
4 Jul 1900 Seriously Wounded: Albert Beaumont, stoker, 149338, H.M.S. Centurion.