HMS Bellerophon 1865

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HMS Bellerophon.  Photos and history of HMS Bellerophon, launched 1865

HMS BELLEROPHON 26TH MAY 1865 BECAME PORTGUARD SHIP IN 1892. CONVERTED TO TRAINING SHIP IN 1904 AND RENAMED INDUS III. SOLD FOR SCRAP IN 1922.

HMS Bellerophon - Name History

The third ?Bellerophon? was a 15-gun broadside battleship, launched at Chatham in 1865.  She was of 7550 tons, 6520 horsepower, and 14-knots speed.  Her length, beam, and draught were 300ft, 56ft, and 27ft.  At a subsequent date this vessel?s name was changed to ?Indus? and she served as a workshop at Devonport.

HMS Bellerophon.

HMS Bellerophon, 1866.

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