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HMS Warrior 1860 - Portsmouth, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member ArktiS
N 50° 47.898 W 001° 06.555
30U E 633242 N 5629099
Quick Description: HMS Warrior 1860 is located in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/5/2009 11:18:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM6YFW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member C4A
Views: 19

Long Description:

HMS Warrior of the Warrior Class Sail & Steam. Launched on December 29, 1860 in London, England. Commissioned in 1862.

Although obsolete within a decade of her launch, HMS Warrior was the first British iron hulled, steam powered warship. She was larger, better armored and more powerful than any other ship of her time. By 1883 she had been removed from service and stripped of her masts and guns.

Length: 418 feet. Beam: 58 feet. Draft: 26 feet. Displacement: 9,210 tons. Maximum Speed: 13 knots under sail, 14.5 knots under steam. Armament: 26 muzzle-loading 68 pounders, 10 breech-loading 110 pounders. Complement: 705 men.

Address: HMS Victory, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3NH, United Kingdom.

Opening Hours and admission charges can be found on the Home Page Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Link to the Home Page HMS Warrior 1860.

Link to the Home Page Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HMS Warrior 1860.

Link to the Home Page Historic Naval Ships Visitors Guide, HMS Warrior.

Type of vessel: Warrior Class Sail & Steam. Launched on December 29, 1860 in London, England. Commissioned in 1862.

Admission? Cost?: From 8.50 - 50.50 GBP

Date: 04/29/2008

Hours of use: Not listed

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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