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NameCaptainExplanation
TypeTurret ship   
Launched27 March 1869
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure4272 tons
Displacement7767 tons
Guns6
Fate1870
Class 
Ships book
NoteShips book ADM 136/3.
1870.09.07 capsized in storm off Cape Finisterre
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
30 April 1870
- 7 September 1870
Commanded by Captain Hugh Talbot Burgoyne, until the ship capsized in a gale whilst cruising off of Cape Finisterre, with the loss of about 480 lives
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
Tu 3 December 1861'Our Iron-Clad Frigates'.
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