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Type: 2nd rate ; Armament 81
Laid down : Pembroke 20 Sep 1858 ; Launched : 27 Mar 1861 ;
Disposal date or year : 1931
BM: 3475 tons ; Displacement: 5270 tons
Machinery notes: 3550 800 h.p.
1860 Building at Pembroke - rated as a 91
1870 Devonport, 45 guns
13 Dec 1884 Commissioned at Devonport.
Apr 1886 Devonport
1884 torpedo school, at Devonport, which included submarine mining and all things electrical.
1890 torpedo school, at Devonport.
1890 Tender: Scourge
22 Jan 1892 night signalling experiments continue using electric lights on the masthead, however, since the lamps show a faint glow for some time after the electric current has been shut off, it is suggested that the tests have not been entirely satisfactory. [Although, that said, it is interesting to note that by November 1892 the Royal Sovereign had been fitted with this equipment and the Anson was about to be be fitted out, and the Mediterranean Squadron was understood to be about to trial them.
1914 Devonport, Torpedo School.