HMS Warrior (1860) and her sister ship, HMS Black Prince, were the first armour-plated, iron-hulled warships. Now a museum ship based in Portsmouth, UK.

HMS Warrior (1860) and her sister ship, HMS Black Prince, were the first armour-plated, iron-hulled warships. Now a museum ship based in Portsmouth, UK.

Figure head of HMS Warrior. HMS Warrior was the first armour-plated, iron-hulled warship, built for the Royal Navy in response to the first ironclad warship, the French Gloire, launched a year earlier. Construction started: May 25, 1859 Launched: December 29, 1860

Figure head of HMS Warrior. HMS Warrior was the first armour-plated, iron-hulled warship, built for the Royal Navy in response to the first ironclad warship, the French Gloire, launched a year earlier. Construction started: May 25, 1859 Launched: December 29, 1860

HMS Warrior, 1860. Class : Ironclad Frigate. On August 1st 1861, HMS Warrior was…

HMS Warrior, 1860. Class : Ironclad Frigate. On August 1st 1861, HMS Warrior was…

9.2 in armoured cruiser HMS Warrior, lead ship of her class, was one of three of the type lost at Jutland in 1916: heavily damaged on 31 May, she foundered under tow the next day.

Jutland flag saved from doomed Royal Navy warship to go on show

9.2 in armoured cruiser HMS Warrior, lead ship of her class, was one of three of the type lost at Jutland in 1916: heavily damaged on 31 May, she foundered under tow the next day.

HMS Warrior leaving Portsmouth Harbour on her first commission in 1861. She was built as Britain’s first ironclad battleship to counter the perceived threat of the French battleship ‘Gloire’. HMS...

HMS Warrior leaving Portsmouth Harbour on her first commission in 1861. She was built as Britain’s first ironclad battleship to counter the perceived threat of the French battleship ‘Gloire’. HMS...

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - The HMS Victory at Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard is one of Hampshire's most popular tourist attractions. Launched in 1765, she is best known as Lord Nelson's flagship during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. HMS Victory currently resides in Portsmouth, where she has been since 1922, having undergone a series of restorations. Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard is also home to the HMS Warrior and the Mary Rose (the new museum opened earlier this year).

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - The HMS Victory at Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard is one of Hampshire's most popular tourist attractions. Launched in 1765, she is best known as Lord Nelson's flagship during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. HMS Victory currently resides in Portsmouth, where she has been since 1922, having undergone a series of restorations. Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard is also home to the HMS Warrior and the Mary Rose (the new museum opened earlier this year).

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