Belleisle Class Ram (1876)
From The Dreadnought Project
Two Belleisle class armoured rams were designed and built for Turkish service, but were bought up in the Russian war scare of 1878 for service in the Royal Navy.
|Overview of 2 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Belleisle||Samuda Brothers, Poplar||1874||12 Feb, 1876||Sold 1904|
|Orion||Samuda Brothers, Poplar||23 Jan, 1879||Sold 1913|
Construction and Design
- Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).