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NameLord ClydeExplanation
TypeBroadside ironclad   
Launched13 October 1864
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure4067 tons
Displacement7750 tons
Guns24
Fate185
ClassLord Clyde
Ships bookADM 135/290
NoteSold 1885
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
29 May 1866
- August 1868
Commanded by Captain Roderick Dew, Channel squadron
14 September 1871
- April 1872
Commanded by Captain John Bythesea, Mediterranean (until, in March 1872, Lord Clyde ran aground on the island of Pantelleria, west of Malta, and had to be towed off by her sister ship, Lord Warden. The subsequent court-martial severely reprimanded Bythesea and the Navigating Officer, dismissed from their ship and neither of them were ever employed at sea again)
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