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HMS Hibernia (1902)  (2nd)
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This the second ship to carry the name HMS Hibernia was originally HMS Achilles. A single ship class ironclad battleship. A follow on to HMS Warrior the first battleship.

Built at Chatham Dockyard, laid down Aug-1861, launched 23-Dec-1863 and completed in Nov-1864. 380ft long, 58ft wide and displacing 9,820 tons.

She spent most of her service life in home waters except for three years from 1877-80 when she was in the Mediterranean.

In 1878 she took part in a voyage through the Dardanelles.

Paid off at Plymouth in 1885.

Used as a base ship and renamed HMS Hibernia 1902.

Renamed HMS Egmont Mar-1904.

Renamed HMS Egremont Jun-1916.

Renamed a last time Jun-1919 as HMS Pembroke.

Sold 26-Jan-1923.

 

 

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This page last edited - 29 March, 2013.

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