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H.M.S. 'Warrior', our First Sea-going Ironclad Battleship

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She was a very efficient reply to the French La Gloire, which was a wooden ship converted into an ironclad. Observe the Red-and-blue Ensign. The White Ensign with St. George's Cross did not become universal in the Royal Navy till 1864.

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The British Navy Book
By Cyril Field
Available from gutenberg.org
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