Devastation
A Portfolio of the Artist Leonard J Pearce

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‘Devastation’                                                                       (click on the image to return to the previous page)


Launched in 1871, she was the first of the new ocean turret ships.


Built as a floating Gun platform, her main armament consisted of massive guns both fore and aft, which had a wide angle of fire.

Naval & Exploration