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HMS Black Prince (1862) BB  (3rd)

HMS Black Prince the second British battleship to be ordered was built by Napier, of Greenock. Laid down 12-Oct-1859 launched 27-Feb-1861 and completed 12-Sep-1862, at a cost of 377,954.

She served in the Channel Fleet from 1862 to 1866;
Flagship at Queenstown 1866 - 1867;
re-armed 1867 - 1868;
guardship on the Clyde from 1868 to 1874;
refit 1874 - 75;
the Channel Fleet from 1875 to 1878; 
in Reserve at Devonport 1878 to 1896;
training ship at Queenstown 1896 - 1910;
1910 returned to Plymouth.

Renamed HMS Emerald (1904).

Sold in 1923 after sixty one years service.

 

Other HMS Black Prince
- 1st  HMS Black Prince
- 2nd HMS Black Prince
- 3rd HMS Black Prince
- 4th HMS Black Prince
- 5th HMS Black Prince

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This page last edited - 02 July, 2012.

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