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HMS Cyclops (1871)

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HMS Cyclops and her three sister ships were primarily used for coastal defense of the British mainland up until 1903.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 8/14/2017
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Year: 1871
Ships-in-Class: 4
Named Ships: HMS Cyclops; HMS Gorgon; HMS Hecate; HMS Hydra
Complement: 150
Length: 68 ft (20.73 m)
Width: 14 ft (4.27 m)
Height: 5 ft (1.52 m)
Displacement (Surface): 3,480 tons
Propulsion: 2 x Inverted 4-cylidner inverted direct-acting engines developing power to 2 x shafts.
Speed (Surface): 11 kts (13 mph)
Range: 3,240 nm (3,728 miles; 6,000 km)
Operators: United Kingdom


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