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HMS Warrior

Warrior-class ironclad

HMS Warrior was the first battleship which was made with a hull made of iron. It is in Portsmouth, England with the HMS Victory and the remains of the Mary Rose, a ship belonging to Henry VIII of England.

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HMS Warrior
Career (United Kingdom)
Name: HMS Warrior
Ordered: 11 May 1859
Builder: Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company, Blackwall, London
Cost: £377,292
Laid down: About August 1859
Launched: 29 December 1860
Commissioned: 1 August 1861
Decommissioned: 31 May 1883
Renamed:
  • Vernon III, March 1904
  • Warrior, 1 October 1923
  • Oil Fuel Hulk C77, 27 August 1942
  • HMS Warrior (1860), 1985
Status: Museum ship
General characteristics
Class and type: Warrior-class armoured frigate
Displacement: 9,137 long tons (9,284 t)
Length: 420 ft (128.0 m) (o/a)
Beam: 58 ft 4 in (17.8 m)
Draught: 26 ft 10 in (8.2 m)
Installed power:
Propulsion: 1 shaft, 1 Trunk steam engine
Sail plan: Ship rig
Speed: 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph)
Range: 2,100 nmi (3,900 km; 2,400 mi) at 11 kn (20 km/h; 13 mph)
Complement: 706 officers and enlisted men
Armament:
Armour:
  • Belt: 4.5 in (114 mm)
  • Bulkheads: 4.5 in (114 mm)
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    Coordinates: 50°47′53.88″N 1°06′33.84″W / 50.7983000°N 1.1094000°W / 50.7983000; -1.1094000