Frigates


HMS Royal Oak, 1867


ClassIronclad Frigate
BuiltChatham, 1862
Speed13.5 Knots
StationsMediterranean 1863 - 1867
Channel Squadron 1867-9
Mediterranean 1869 - 1871
FateSold 1885
NotesHMS Royal Oak was the first British Ironclad in the Mediterrenean Sea. The square rig in the picture was added in 1866. The ship was present at the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869.


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by Stephen Luscombe