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|Name||Hibernia (launched as Achilles)||Explanation|
|Type||Broadside ironclad frigate|
|Launched||23 December 1863|
|Builders measure||6121 tons|
|Ships book||ADM 135/2|
|Note||First iron ship bult in Royal Naval dockyard.|
1902 = Hibernia, base ship.
1904 = Egmont.
1918 = Egremont.
1919 = Pembroke.
|Snippets concerning this vessels career|
|14 September 1864|
- 2 November 1868
|Commanded (from commissioning at Chatham until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain Edward Westby Vansittart, Channel squadron|
|12 April 1870|
|Commanded by Captain Richard Vesey Hamilton, coast guard service, Portland|
|21 April 1873||Commanded by Captain Radulphus Bryce Oldfield, Portland (Reserve squadron)|
|10 March 1875||Commanded by Captain William Henry Whyte, Coast Guard, Liverpool|
- May 1877
|Commanded by Captain Sholto Douglas, Coast Guard, Liverpool|
|May 1877||Commanded by Captain William Nathan Wrighte Hewett,Channel squadron, then Mediterranean and Sea of Marmora (during Russo-Turkish war)|
|Commanded by Captain George Digby Morant, Channel squadron|
|1902||Renamed Hibernia, base ship|