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HMS New Zealand (1911). Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering, Govan Laid down: 20 June 1910. Launched: 1 July 1911. Commissioned: 19 November 1912. Struck: 19 December 1922. Fate: Sold for scrap, 19 December 1922. Class: Indefatigable-class battlecruiser. Displacement:	22,490 tons.  Length: 179.9 m. Beam: 24.4 m. Draught: 8.2 m. Installed power: 44,000 shp. Speed: 25 knots (46 km/h).

HMS New Zealand Battlecruiser Unused Postcard - Raphael Tuck & Sons

HMS Dreadnought. Builder: HM Dockyard, Portsmouth. Laid down: 2 October 1905. Launched: 10 February 1906. Commissioned: 2 December 1906. Decommissioned: February 1919. Fate: Scrapped, 1923. Displacement: 21,060 tons. Length: 527 ft (160.6 m). Beam: 82 ft 1 in (25.0 m). Draught: 29 ft 7.5 in (9.0 m). Installed power: 23,000 shp. Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h).

HMS Dreadnought. Builder: HM Dockyard, Portsmouth. Laid down: 2 October 1905. Launched: 10 February 1906. Commissioned: 2 December 1906. Decommissioned: February 1919. Fate: Scrapped, 1923. Displacement: 21,060 tons. Length: 527 ft (160.6 m). Beam: 82 ft 1 in (25.0 m). Draught: 29 ft 7.5 in (9.0 m). Installed power: 23,000 shp. Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h).

Repulse firing guns 1920's

Repulse firing guns during fleet maneuvers off Portland, England, United Kingdom, photo taken from Hood; note Renown next in li.

HMS Temeraire

Postcards of the Past - Vintage Postcards of British Warships

HMS Abelia (K184)

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HMS INVINCIBLE, the first ever battlecruiser, seen here working up to 26 knots at the First Battle of The Falklands.

British battlecruiser HMS Invincible chasing the fleeing enemy at full power during the Battle of the Falkland Islands in December 1914 and showing the signs of her recent high speed voyage South to avenge the defeat at Coronel.

De Simone (Tommaso, c.1805-1888). British Naval Ironclad at Sea,

* De Simone (Tommaso, British Naval Ironclad at Sea, gouache on paper, signed lower

HMS Kent (1901). Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard. Laid down: 12 February 1900. Launched: 6 March 1901. Completed: 1 October 1903. Fate: Sold for scrap, 20 June 1920. Class: Monmouth-class armoured cruiser. Displacement:	10,000 tons. Length: 463 ft 6 in (141.3 m). Beam: 66 ft (20.1 m). Draught:	25 ft (7.6 m). Speed: 23 knots (43 km/h).

HMS Kent (1901). Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard. Laid down: 12 February 1900. Launched: 6 March 1901. Completed: 1 October 1903. Fate: Sold for scrap, 20 June 1920. Class: Monmouth-class armoured cruiser. Displacement: 10,000 tons. Length: 463 ft 6 in (141.3 m). Beam: 66 ft (20.1 m). Draught: 25 ft (7.6 m). Speed: 23 knots (43 km/h).

HMS Vimiera

HMS Vimiera

King Edward VII class pre-dreadnought HMS Dominion, commissioned in 1905: this class of 8 were advanced ships of their type, but immediately obsolescent when the 'all big gun' Dreadnought appeared in 1906.  After initial service with the Grand Fleet in Scapa Flow the class were dispersed to lesser commands.

King Edward VII class pre-dreadnought HMS Dominion, commissioned in 1905: this class of 8 were advanced ships of their type, but immediately obsolescent when the 'all big gun' Dreadnought appeared in 1906. After initial service with the Grand Fleet in Scapa Flow the class were dispersed to lesser commands.

The British Flag Ship the battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth. She carried both General Hamilton and Admiral de Robeck on the day of the landings at Anzac and Cape Helles on Gallipoli 25th April 1915

The British Flag Ship the battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth. She carried both General Hamilton and Admiral de Robeck on the day of the landings at Anzac and Cape Helles on Gallipoli April 1915

and a more classic image of British Naval power...HMS ABOUKIR 1906 © IWM (FL 39)

and a more classic image of British Naval power...HMS ABOUKIR 1906 © IWM (FL 39)

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