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LORD CLYDE wooden central battery ironclad (1866)

similar Lord Warden 1867

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Lord Clyde     Pembroke DYd 29/9/1863 13/10/1864 2/6/1866 sold 11/1875

 

Displacement normal, t

7750

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

85.3 pp

Breadth, m

18.0

Draught, m

7.92 hold depth

No of shafts

1

Machinery

sails + 1 2-cyl HSE, trunk, 9 rectangular boilers

Power, h. p.

6442

Max speed, kts

11.9

Fuel, t

coal 600

Endurance, nm(kts)  
Armour, mm iron; belt: 140-114 with 152mm oak backing, battery: 140-114 with 152mm oak plating, CT: 114

Armament

24 x 1 - 178/16 MLR Mk III

Complement

605

Ship project history: Wooden purpose-built ironclad, design was based on the design of Bellerophon with dimension modified to suit a wooden hull and the battery armour extended the full length of the ship. Ship had ram bow and was ship-rigged, with 2900m² sail area. She was handy under sail, making up to 10kts but rolled heavily.

Ship protection: Full length waterline belt 140mm amidships and 114mm at the ends wake up by full length 140-114mm battery armour. The wooden hull had 37mm iron skin and waterline belt was sheathed with 102mm oak.

Modernizations: 1870: re-engined; - 22 x 1 - 178/16; + 2 x 1 - 229/14 MLR Mk IV, 14 x 1 - 203/15 MLR Mk III, 2 x 1 - 100/21 20pdr BL (saluting)

Naval service: It was discovered in 1872 that Lord Clyde had rotten timbers, lengthy repairs failed to improve the situation and she was quickly sold out of service.

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