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HMS Acheron (1904)  (4th)
Training Ship

    
This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Acheron was originally HMS Northumberland  a single ship class of iron battleship.

Built by Mare of Blackwall, laid down Oct-1861, launched 17-Apr-1866 and completed in Oct-1868. 

After an early task of towing the Bermuda Dry Dock in company with HMS Agincourt in 1868, she served her entire active life in the Channel Fleet.

Went into Reserve in 1890, and became a depot ship 1898.

Renamed Acheron Mar-1904 when she became a training ship.

Converted to a coal hulk C.9 in 1909.

Sold Jun-1927. Resold as a hulk Stedmound  and finally scrapped in 1935.

 

Other HMS Acheron
- 1st  HMS Acheron
- 2nd HMS Acheron
- 3rd HMS Acheron
- 4th HMS Acheron
- 5th HMS Acheron
- 6th HMS Acheron
- 7th HMS Acheron

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This page last edited - 22 June, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.