Danish ironclad Peder Skram

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Name: Peder Skram
Namesake: Admiral Peder Skram
Builder: Naval Dock Yard, Copenhagen
Laid down: 19 May 1859
Launched: 18 October 1864
Completed: 15 August 1866
Out of service: 7 December 1885
Reclassified: Accommodation hulk
Fate: Scrapped 1897
General characteristics
Type: Armoured frigate
Displacement: 4,747 long tons (4,823 t)
Length: 226 ft 3 in (69.0 m) (p.p.)
Beam: 49 ft 6 in (15.1 m)
Draft: 21 ft 8 in (6.6 m)
Installed power: 1,680 ihp (1,250 kW)
Propulsion: 1 shaft, 1 steam engine, 4 boilers
Speed: 11 knots (20 km/h; 13 mph)
Range: 1,500 nmi (2,800 km; 1,700 mi) at 10 kn (19 km/h; 12 mph)
Complement: 450
Armament: 6 × 60-pounder 150 Cnt. Guns
8 × 24-pounds 60 Cnt. Guns
Armour: Belt: 127 mm (5.0 in)
Battery: 114 mm (4.5 in)

The Danish ironclad Peder Skram was originally laid down as a wooden steam frigate, but was converted to an armoured frigate while under construction in the early 1860s.

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