Explore World War, Arms Race, and more!

HMS Dreadnought - Corazzata - Entrata in servizio nel 1906 - Caratteristiche generali Dislocamento	18.700 Lunghezza 160,6 m Larghezza	25 m Altezza 7,9 m Propulsione	18 caldaie a tamburo Babcock & Wilcox 4 turbine a vapore meccaniche Parsons 22.500 CV (17 MW) 900/2.900 t di carbone, 1.120 t di carburante Velocità	21 nodi (39 km/h) Autonomia	6.620 mn a 10 nodi (12.260 km a 19 km/h) 4.910 mn a 18,4 nodi (9.090 km a 34 km/h) Equipaggio	695–773 - Radiata nel 1919 Aggiunto ai Pin da…

HMS Dreadnought - first of the Modern era battleships. What began as a naval arms race between England and Germany, resulted in the uniformity of turret gun size being implemented on battleships of all nations.

HMS Dreadnought - with 10 x 12 in guns when no other battleship of the time (1906) mounted more than 4, plus turbines in place of reciprocating engines, she gave her name to a whole naval era.  She was also the only battleship ever to sink a submarine, ramming U 29 in 1915.

HMS Dreadnought - with 10 x 12 in guns when no other battleship of the time mounted more than plus turbines in place of reciprocating engines, she gave her name to a whole naval era. She was also the only battleship ever to sink a submarine, ram

sms_helgoland06

sms_helgoland06

It's the French Battleship Carnot. She belong to the "Flotte d'échantillons" at the end of the XIX th century.

Pre-Dreadnought French warship Carnot This kind of battle-ship it's more or less like those deployed during the famous Tsushima battle (Russo -Japanese war).

HMS Trafalgar 1887. Together with her sister ship HMS Nile, these capital ships carried 2 twin 13.5" BL guns.

HMS Trafalgar Together with her sister ship HMS Nile, these capital ships carried 2 twin BL guns.

HMS Valiant, WW2 battleship

'All hell broke loose': Duke of Edinburgh gives first account of his role in 1941 naval battle that sunk Italian cruisers

Battleship HMS Valiant sister ship to HMS Queen Elisabeth, camouflage pattern.

FDRA - Fuerza Naval: Armadas: Primeros acorazados rusoviéticos

Soviet battleship Marat moored in Gdynia prior to WWII

HMS Emperor of India at Invergordon, 1915. She was a sister of Grand Fleet flagship HMS Iron Duke.

British dreadnought, HMS Emperor of India, at Invergordon, Scotland in She was a sister of Grand Fleet flagship HMS Iron Duke.

HMS Queen Elizabeth

HMS Queen Elizabeth (commissioned The five completed Queen Elizabeth class…

'R' class battleship HMS Resolution alongside 'Queen Elizabeth' class HMS Valiant early in WW2.  Though both mounted 8 x 15 in guns the 'R's (a later design) had reduced engine power to economise after the expense of the 'QEs'.  They had less scope for modernisation, being too slow, and overall were much less successful as a result.

'R' class battleship HMS Resolution alongside 'Queen Elizabeth' class HMS Valiant early in

The German Battleship Kaiser, launched in March 1911 and armed with ten 12-inch guns--marking the advent of the Kaiser Class size of German battleships to compete with Britain's Dreadnoughts.

The German Battleship Kaiser, launched in March 1911 and armed with ten guns--marking the advent of the Kaiser Class size of German battleships to compete with Britain's Dreadnoughts.

HMS Cressy - third of 3 obsolete armoured cruiser sisters sunk on the same night in September 1914 by U 9 before the submarine threat had been properly appreciated: predictable standing patrols simply exposed ships to underwater attack.

The Livebait Squadron: One of the largest Naval disasters in history with 31 of Ulster’s men lost to just one U-boat

HMS Vanguard was the last battleship commissioned into the Royal Navy: laid down as a 'one off' on the outbreak of war in 1939 to make use of the 8 stored 15 in guns from light battlecruisers Glorious and Courageous (converted to carriers), competing resource priorities meant she was not completed till 1946. She stayed in service till 1960.

HMS Vanguard was the last battleship commissioned into the Royal Navy: laid down…

HMS Superb. It looks like she's in the final stages of construction here but I'm not entirely sure. [1579x981]

HMS Superb. It looks like she's in the final stages of construction here but I'm not entirely sure. [1579x981]

12 in battleship HMS Superb pictured in shortly after completion.

HMS Queen Elizabeth (1913) the lead ship of her class of battleships built for the British Royal Navy, during WWI on December 22, 1914.

HMS Queen Elizabeth the lead ship of her class of battleships built for the British Royal Navy, during WWI on December

Soldat

More than 100 of the best colorized images of Allied Warbirds and Pilots of WWII, made by the best artists of the colourisation

Pinterest
Search