Research class wooden central battery ironclad sloop (RN, 1863)

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Research class wooden central battery ironclad sloop

specifications

Displacement: 1743t load, 1900t full load
Dimensions: 59.44m pp x 11.76m x 4.42m
Machinery: 1-shaft Watt 2cyl HDA, 2 tubular boilers, 1040ihp = 10.3kts
Armour: Belt, battery and bulkheads 4½in, backing 9½in wood
Armament: 4-100pdr 'Somerset' SB
Complement: 150

unit

Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
Research Pembroke DYd 3 Sept 1861 15 Aug 1863 6 Apr 1864 Reserver 1878, Sold for BU 1884 ex-Trent