HMS Hero (1888) BB  (5th)

This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Hero was one of two Conqueror Class battleships.

Built at Chatham Dockyard, laid down Apr-1884, launched 27-Oct-1885 and completed May-1888.

On completion she was used as a gunnery training ship at Portsmouth, which continued until 1905. After this she went into Reserve.

Finally used as a target ship Nov-1907, sunk 18-Feb-1908, raised and broken up. 


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

- Conqueror Class (1886) BB
- Specifications
- Ships

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This page last edited - 31 July, 2012.