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NameCamperdownExplanation
TypeBarbette battleship  
Launched24 November 1885
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure 
Displacement10600 tons
Guns10
Fate1911
ClassAdmiral
Ships book
Note1908 hulk
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
20 August 1889Commanded by Captain Charles Johnstone, Mediterranean (in command on 22 June 1893 when Camperduin was in collision with - and sunk - Victoria, after which the Admiralty felt bound "to express their regret that he did not manifest the promptitude and decision demanded for the security of the ship under his command, and to diminish the risk of collision").
11 November 1889Commanded by Captain John Coke Burnell, flagship of Vice-Admiral Anthony Hiley Hoskins, Mediterranean

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