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NameDefianceExplanation
Type2nd rate TypeTwo-decker
Launched27 March 1861   
HullWooden Length255 feet
PropulsionScrew Men860
Builders measure3475 tons   
Displacement5270 tons   
Guns81   
Fate1931 Last in commission-
Class    
Ships book   
Career
DateEvent
 Never fitted for sea.
27 March 1861Launched at Pembroke Dockyard (last unarmoured wooden battleship launched).
26 November 1884Torpedo and mining school, Devonport.
(1890)Tender: Scourge
26 June 1931Sold to S. Castle for breaking up at Millbay, Plymouth.

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