HMS Alexandra (1875)
HMS Alexandra (1875)


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NameAlexandra (1875)Explanation
TypeCentral battery ironclad   
Launched7 April 1875
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure 
Displacement9490 tons
Guns22
Fate1908
Class 
Ships book
NoteLaid down as Superb.
1903 h.s.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
12 March 1880
- 16 December 1881
Commanded by Captain Lord Walter Talbot Kerr, flagship of Vice-Admiral Frederick Beauchamp Paget Seymour, in the Mediterranean
(11 July 1882)Commanded by Captain Charles Frederick Hotham, flagship of Admiral Frederick Beauchamp Paget Seymour, at the bombardment of Alexandria
2 September 1884
- 13 July 1885
Commanded by Captain Lord Charles William de la Poer Beresford, flagship of Admiral Lord John Hay on the Mediterranean station


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