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Minotaur Class (1868) BB Specification 

Crew :

705. To Minotaur Class (1868) BB Ships :
Displacement : 10,690 tons (10,860 tonnes).

Dimensions :

400ft x 59 ft x 28ft
(122m x 18m x 8.5m).
Range : 1,500nm at 10 knots.

Armour:

5in Iron (127mm) belt and battery,
10in (254mm) Teak backing.
Armament: 4 x 9in (229mm)guns and 24 x 7in (178mm) muzzle loading rifled guns (MLR).
Changed in 1875 to;
17 x 9in MLR.
Power plant : Single shaft two cylinder single expansion engine. Coal fired.

Max Speed :

14 knots.
This page last edited - 18 June, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.