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HMS Royal Sovereign (1857)  (6th)
1st Rate 120-gun

The 6th HMS Royal Sovereign was launched at Portsmouth on 25-April-1857. She was classed as a 1st Rate 120 gun ship, of 3,765 tons.

During a refit from Apr-1862 to Aug 1864 she was cut down and converted to an armoured screw-ship, mounting 5 heavy guns in centre line turrets. As illustrated below.

She was sold in 1885.

 

 

Other HMS Sovereign
- 1st  HMS Trinity Sovereign
- 2nd HMS Royal Sovereign
- 3rd HMS Royal Sovereign
- 4th HMS Royal Sovereign
- 5th HMS Royal Sovereign
- 6th HMS Royal Sovereign
- 7th HMS Royal Sovereign
- 8th HMS Royal Sovereign
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This page last edited - 29 November, 2012.

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