Ship Details

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Frigate

Built

1876

Built In

Tonnage

4210

Built By

Demise

converted to Coal Storage Hulk C470. sold in 1919, wrecked off Bermuda 1926

Description

The first HMS Shah was a 19th-century unarmoured iron hulled, wooden sheathed frigate of Britain's Royal Navy designed by Sir Edward Reed. She was originally to be named HMS Blonde but was renamed following the visit of the Shah of Persia in 1873.

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