Battleship



HMS Revenge, 1899


ClassRoyal Sovereign
Builtat Jarrow-on-Tyne by Palmers, 1892
Armament13.5 Inch Guns, 6 Inch Guns, Torpedoes
StationsMediterranean 1896 - 1900
FateBroken up 1919
NotesThe Revenge became the Second Flag Ship of the Mediterrenean Fleet. Rescued from the breakers at the outbreak of World War I she became a bombardment ship and was renamed the Redoubtable in order to release the name of Revenge for a newer battleship.


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