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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 | Last Edited: 8/14/2017






Specifications



Year:
1871
Ship Class [ Cyclops-class ]
Ships-in-Class [ 4 ] :
HMS Cyclops; HMS Gorgon; HMS Hecate; HMS Hydra
National flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
Length:
68 ft (20.73 m)
Width / Beam:
14 ft (4.27 m)
Height / Draught:
5 ft (1.52 m)
Displacement (Surface):
3,480 tons
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)
4 x 10-inch rifled muzzle-loading cannons
None.

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