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HMS Edinburgh (1887) BB  (4th)

    
The fourth HMS Edinburgh was a steel plated turret ship, laid down in Mar-1879, launched in 1882, and completed Jul-1887.

After taking part in the Jubilee Review of 1877, she served with the Mediterranean Fleet from 1887-94. Then coastguard ship at home until 1897. Two years in Reserve followed. Then gunnery training ship at Sheerness from 1899-1905. 

In 1908 was used as a target for gunnery trials designed to test modern armour and armour piercing shells.

 

Other HMS Edinburgh
- 1st HMS Edinburgh
- 2nd HMS Edinburgh
- 3rd HMS Edinburgh
- 4th HMS Edinburgh
- 5th HMS Edinburgh
- 6th HMS Edinburgh

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This page last edited - 18 January, 2013.

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