HMS Repulse

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Repulse, 1868
Type: Central battery ironclad ; Armament 12 x 8", 9-ton (later 10 x 9 " 12-ton) ML
Laid down : Woolwich 29 Apr 1859 ; Launched : 25 Apr 1868 ;
Disposal date or year : 1889
BM: 3749 tons ; Displacement: 6190 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 3347 h.p.i., 800 h.p. ; Speed ; 12 knots ;
Notes:

Note : originally designed and begun as a wooden line-of-battle ship, 3074 tons (old measurement), and 800 H.P. nom., but converted in accordance with an Admiralty Order of October 9, 1866, to an armour-plated ship of 6190 tons' displacement, and 3350 H.P.I. As adapted, she was a full-rigged broadside ship, with iron armour of a maximum thickness of 6 inches. She had a single screw, and a speed of about 12 knots.

1870 Coast Guard, Queensferry, North Briton.

1879 Portsmouth. Officers borne in Asia.

1881 Guard Ship.

1885 Reserve.