HMS Agamemnon (1883) BB  (3rd)

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Agamemnon was the second of two Ajax Class battleships.

Built at Chatham Dockyard, laid down May-1876, launched 17-Sep-1879 and completed Mar-1883.

She spent most of her active service in foreign waters. 

Served on the China Station from 1884-86. Then moved to the Mediterranean from 1886-92 except for a spell of nine months when she was detached to the East Indies Station.

Returned home in 1892 and went into Reserve.

Sold Jan-1903 and broken up in Germany..


Other HMS Agamemnon
- 1st  HMS Agamemnon
- 2nd HMS Agamemnon
- 3rd HMS Agamemnon
- 4th HMS Agamemnon
- 5th HMS Agamemnon

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This page last edited - 03 April, 2013.

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