HMS Anson (1860)
HMS Anson (1860)


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NameAnsonExplanation
TypeSecond rate TypeTwo-decker
Launched15 September 1860   
HullWooden Length245 feet
PropulsionScrew Men860
Builders measure3336 tons   
Displacement5500 tons   
Guns91   
Fate1904 Last in commission-
ClassRevenge Class (as screw)Revenge
Ships bookADM 135/12   
Career
DateEvent
 Never fitted for sea
15 September 1860Launched at Woolwich Dockyard
(1860)Sheerness
11 January 1883Renamed Algiers
15 July 1893
- 15 March 1896
Commanded by Captain Lord Charles William de la Poer Beresford, Guard Ship of Reserve, Chatham
April 1904Sold to Castle for breaking up at Charlton


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