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Devastation Class (1873) BB Specification 

Crew :

358. To Devastation Class (1873) BB Ships :
Displacement : 9,330 tons, (9,480 tonnes).

Dimensions :

285ft x 62ft x 27ft;
(87m x 18.8m x 8.3m)
Range : 4,700nm at 10kt.

Armour :

14in (35.6cm) iron turrets;
12in (30.5cm) iron sides, over 18in (30.5cm) Teak.
Armament : as built;
Devastation:
4 x 12in MLR.
Thunderer:
2 x 12.5in MLR;
2 x 12in MLR. 

1891;
4 x 10in BL.

Power plant : Twin screw, single expansion steam. Converted to triple expansion steam in 1891.
Coal fired. Coal capacity 1,700 tons.

Max Speed :

13.5kts.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.

This page last edited - 09 January, 2013.