HMS Northampton (1876)
HMS Northampton (1876)


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NameNorthampton (1876)Explanation
TypeArmoured cruiser   
Launched18 November 1876
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure 
Displacement7652 tons
Guns18
Fate1905
ClassNelson
Ships book
Note1894 t.s.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
6 November 1882
- 21 April 1886
Commanded by Captain Noel Stephen Fox Digby, flagship of Vice-Admiral John Edmund Commerell, North America and West Indies
19 April 1886
- 22 November 1886
Commanded by Captain Charles George Fane, guard ship, Southampton
(1992), Sheerness, flagship of Vice-Admiral Charles Thomas Curme


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