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HMS Battleship Rodney in camouflage pattern.

HMS Rodney Laid down: 28 December 1922 Launched: 17 December 1925 Decommissioned: 1946 Struck: 1947 Fate: Sold for scrap, 26 March 1948

16 in battleship HMS Rodney - she and sister Nelson were cut down from a larger 5 turret design as a result of Washington Treaty tonnage limitations.

16 in battleship HMS Rodney - she and sister Nelson were cut down from a larger 5 turret design as a result of Washington Treaty tonnage limitations.

HMS Rodney

16 in battleship HMS Rodney - she did much of the fatal damage to Bismarck during the latter's final battle on 27 May

HMS Nelson and her sister Rodney were the Royal Navy's only 16 in battleships: completed in the mid 20s after the Washington Treaty, they were cut down from a larger design, losing their fourth (stern) triple turret, and considerable engine power besides.  Instantly recognisable, they were never fast, but always formidable.

HMS Nelson and her sister Rodney were the Royal Navy's only 16 in battleships: completed in the mid 20s after the Washington Treaty, they were cut down from a larger design, losing their fourth (stern) triple turret, and considerable engine power besides. Instantly recognisable, they were never fast, but always formidable.

"King George V" battleship HMS Anson in 1945

King George V class battleship HMS Anson in best known for accepting the Japanese surrender at Hong Kong in though her significant Arctic service should not be overlooked. She was mothballed in 1949 and sold for scrap in

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Richelieu-class battleship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

HMS Prince of Wales - Corazzata classe King George V - Entrata in servizioil 19 gennaio 1941 (completata il 31 marzo) - Dislocamento	(alla costruzione) 43.786 Lunghezza	fuori tutto: 227,1 m Larghezza	34,3 m Pescaggio	8.8 m Propulsione	8 caldaie 4 turbine Parsons 4 assi elica 134.000 Shp Autonomia	3,100 n.mi. a 27 nodi Equipaggio	1.521 Equipaggiamento Sensori di bordo	Radar Tip - Affondata il 10 dicembre 1941 da un attacco aereo giapponese

HMS Prince of Wales - Corazzata classe King George V - Entrata in servizioil

Lovely colourised photo of HMS Repulse, in 1928. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

15 in battlecruiser HMS Repulse, sister of Renown (see pictures nearby). Never modernised to the same extent, she was famously sunk by Japanese aircraft on 10 December 1941 together with battleship HMS Prince of Wales.

HMS Intrepid Falklands war

HMS Intrepid Falklands war

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