HMS Victoria (1890) BB (5th)

This the fifth ship to bear the name HMS Victoria was a the name ship of a class of two battleships.

Built by Armstrong Mitchell, laid down Apr-1885, launched 09-Apr-1887 and completed Mar-1890. The delayed completion was due to delays in production of her 16.25in main guns.

She went initially to the Mediterranean Fleet as Flagship in 1890. Ran aground in Jan-1892. Then refitted and repaired at Malta. Returned to the Fleet as Flagship of Vice-Admiral Sir George Tyron.

Sank following a collision with HMS Camperdown on 22-June-1893, off Tripoli.


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

- Victoria Class (1890) BB
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This page last edited - 07 December, 2012.

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