HMS Inflexible (1881) BB  (4th)

This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Inflexible was a battleship built as a Class of one during a time of experimentation and change.

She was built at Portsmouth Dockyard, laid down in Feb-1874, launched 27-Apr-1876 and completed in Oct-1881. 

She went first to the Mediterranean from 1881-85, and was part of the force which bombarded Alexandria. She received some damage when hit by a shell during this. 

A refit followed when her rig was reduced. Was in Reserve from 1885-90, when she returned to the Mediterranean until 1893. 

The remainder of her career was as a guardship or in Reserve until sold 15-Sep-1903.

Won the Battle Honour: Alexandria 1882.


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

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This page last edited - 09 August, 2012.

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