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Type: Battleship, 3rd Class, Armoured ; late Ironclad broadside frigate ; Armament 26 x 68 pdrs, 10 x 100 pdrs, 4 x 40 pdrs
Laid down : Thames Iron Shipbuilding Company, Blackwall, 25 May 1859 ; Launched : 29 Dec 1860 ;
Disposal Details : Preserved at Portsmouth
BM: 6109 tons ; Displacement: 9137 tons
Propulsion: Screw and sail Complement: 635
Machinery notes: 5469 hpi 1250 h.p. ; Speed ; 14.3 knots ;
Some brief notes on the Warrior.
The First Ironclad.
1860 Screw Steam Ship, rated as a 36
1 Aug 1861 Commissioned at Woolwich.
1 Jan to 22 Nov 1964 Home Station. Reports of Small Pox, Scarlatina, and diseases of the Alimentary Canal onboard. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury.
22 Nov 1964 Paid off.
1 Jul 1969 anchored in Funchal roads waiting for the Bermuda Dock to tow across - see p. 145-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1925-1.pdf.
31 Dec 1870, forming a part of the Channel Squadron, departed from Portsmouth, for Portland.
1 Jan 1871 arrived at Portland.
23 Jan 1871 7 ship's stewards will appear at a Court Martial to be held on board the Duke of Wellington, at Portsmouth, tomorrow, which includes J. Munday of the Warrior.
16 Mar 1871 arrived at Plymouth Sound, from Portland.
30 Apr 1871 departed Plymouth Sound to rejoin the Channel Squadron at Bearhaven, in Bantry Bay.
Aug 1877 guard-ship at Cowes.
Autumn 1877 Coast Guard, Portland
1879 Ship of First Reserve.
1879 Coast Guard Service, Portland.
1879 Temporarily employed with the Channel Squadron
1879 Tenders: Coast Guard Cruizers: Chance, Mary, Seamew and Skylark.
1879 Paymaster for service on shore borne on the books (is this and others mentioned where ships are based in a port the origine of the Base Supply Officer that we know today ?)
1890 Portsmouth. Officers borne in "Asia".
1902 Converted to Depot Ship
1904 Renamed Vernon III.
Hulked and used as an Oil Pipeline Pier At Pembroke.
1923 Renamed Warrior, hulk.
1945 Renamed C77.
1987 Restored; still extant.
Type: Cruiser ; Armament 6 x 9.2 in. X, 45 cal.; 4 x 7.5 in. II, 50 cal., etc.
Launched : 1905 ; Displacement: 13550 tons
Machinery notes: 23,000 ND ; 23,500 FD ;
Jul 1914, at Alexandria having completed a cruise which included visits to Phalerum Bay (Athens), Marmarice, Larnaka, Alexandretta, Beirut, etc.
28 Jul 1914 departed for Malta - see p. 460 www.naval-review.org/issues/1915-3.pdf.
3 Aug 1914 0615. Altered course to north-westerly, for Straits of Messina - see p. 514 www.naval-review.org/issues/1919-4.pdf.