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Type: 2nd Class pre-Dreadnought Battleship ; Class Centurion ; Armament 4 x 10 inch Guns
Launched : 10 Aug 1892 ; Disposal date or year : 12 Jul 1910
Displacement: 10500 tons
Machinery notes: 13000 ; Speed ; 18.5 knots ;
Built for the Far East, with a shallow draught enabling her to operate in China's rivers.
Mar 1898 In the Far East.
Oct 1898 commissioned at Hong Kong.
17 Jun 1900 Serving in Chinese waters during the Boxer Rebellion. Taku Forts. Casualties:
Killed: William Theodore Bing, Ordinary Seaman of HMS Barfleur, O.N. 188,203.
Slightly wounded: Chief Petty officer A. E. Parks, HMS Barfleur.
Wounded. Able Seaman Moyatt (? E. O. Wyatt), HMS Endymion.
Wounded.Able Seaman H. Merchant, HMS Barfleur.
20 Jun 1900 At Tientsin. Seriously wounded: Private J. J. Bowden, Royal Marines, HMS Barfleur.
20 Jun 1900 At Tientsin. Wounded: Private J. Wakefield, Royal Marines, HMS Barfleur..
4 Jul 1900 Midshipman Donaldson, of Her Majesty's ship Barfleur, who was wounded in the first bombardment [Taku Forts?], died yesterday..
4 Jul 1900 Died From Wounds. Frank S. D. Eadaile, midshipman, H.M.S. Barfleur .
4 Jul 1900 Dangerously Wounded. George Wrangles, gunner, R.M.A., 4790, H.M.S. Barfleur.
31 March 1901 Woosung (Census)