HMS Shannon (1877) BB  (9th)

This the ninth ship to carry the name HMS Shannon was a single ship class of Ironclad battleship.

Built at Pembroke Dock, laid down Sep-1873, launched 11-Dec-1875 and completed in Sep-1877.

She spent her first year undergoing modifications and so did not really enter service until 1878. 

She went to the Pacific from 1879-81 and spent the remainder of her career either in Reserve or as a coastguard ship.

Sold 15-Dec-1899. 


Other HMS Shannon
- 1st  HMS Shannon
- 2nd HMS Shannon
- 3rd HMS Shannon
- 4th HMS Shannon
- 5th HMS Shannon
- 6th HMS Shannon
- 7th HMS Shannon
- 8th HMS Shannon
- 9th HMS Shannon
- 10th HMS Shannon

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This page last edited - 05 March, 2013.

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