HMS Devastation (1873) BB  (3rd)

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Devastation was laid down in Nov-1869 and completed in Apr-1873.

She served in home waters from 1873-74, then went on to the Mediterranean until 1878. Following a refit and period in Reserve, she was guardship at Queensferry 1885-90.  

During a major refit from 1891-92 she was re-armed and had new machinery fitted. Most of 1893-98 was spent either in Reserve or as a guardship in home waters.

Was guardship at Gibralter 1898-1902, after which she was paid off into Reserve.


Other HMS Devastation
- 1st  HMS Devastation
- 2nd HMS Devastation
- 3rd HMS Devastation

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This page last edited - 15 July, 2012.

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