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NameBellerophonExplanation
TypeCentral battery ironclad   
Launched26 May 1865
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure4270 tons
Displacement7551 tons
Guns15
Fate1922
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/42
Note1892 guard ship.
1904 = Indus III, t.s.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
22 March 1866
- 1 June 1867
Commanded by Captain Edward Tatham, Channel squadron
1 June 1867Commanded by Captain Reginald John James George Macdonald, Channel squadron
11 April 1870Commanded by Captain Augustus Chetham Strode, Mediterranean
14 October 1873Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Captain Richard Wells, flagship of Rear-Admiral George Greville Wellesley, North America and West Indies
(1876)Commanded by Captain Hugh Campbell, North America and West Indies
1904Renamed Indus III
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