HMS Belleisle (1876)
HMS Belleisle (1876)


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NameBelleisle (1876)Explanation
TypeCentral battery ironclad   
Launched12 February 1876
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure 
Displacement4870 tons
Guns4
Fate1904
ClassBelleisle
Ships book
NoteLaid down as Turkish Peyk-i-Sheref.
Purchased on stocks.
1900 target.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1 April 1878
- 9 October 1878
Commanded (from commissioning at Chatham) by Captain Charles John Rowley, Coast Guard, Kingstown (replacing Topaze)
14 November 1881
- 15 July 1883
Commanded by Captain Francis Mowbray Prattent, Coast Guard, Kingstown
1892Paid off


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