HMS Empress of India (1891)
Lambert M. SurhoneISBN: 978-6-1325-0174-5;
HMS Empress of India was a pre-dreadnought battleship of the Royal Navy and part of the eight-ship Royal Sovereign class. HMS Empress of India was ordered under the Naval Defence Act Programme of 1889. She was laid down at Pembroke Dockyard on 9 July 1889 and launched by the Duchess of Connaught on 7 May 1891. She was then transferred to Chatham, where she was completed in August 1893. Initially to be known as HMS Renown, her name was changed before her completion.
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