British Battleships

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HMS Dominion (1903) - Technical Characteristics
... of the day when Dominion and her sisters were designed it was adopted out of concerns that British battleships were undergunned for their displacement ... Like all British battleships since the Majestic class, the King Edward VII-class ships had four 12-inch (305-mm) guns in two twin turrets (one forward and one ... armour was much as in the London class battleships, although there were various differences in detail from the Londons ...
SMS König - Service - Battle of Jutland
... the Grand Fleet and destroy it before the main British fleet could retaliate ... The III Battle Squadron was the first of three battleship units directly astern were the Kaiser-class battleships of the VI Division, III Battle Squadron ... the battlecruisers of I Scouting Group encountered the British 1st Battlecruiser Squadron under the command of David Beatty ...
HMS Mars (1896) - Technical Characteristics
1895, at 421 ft (128 m) long and with a full-load displacement of 16,000 tons, she was the largest battleship ever built at the time ... but in 1905–1906 became the first battleship converted to burn fuel oil ... Mars and her sisters were the last British battleships to have side-by-side funnels, successor classes having funnels in a line ...
HMS New Zealand (1904) - Technical Characteristics
... of the day when New Zealand and her sisters were designed it was adopted out of concerns that British battleships were undergunned for their displacement and were becoming outgunned by foreign ... Like all British battleships since the Majestic class, the King Edward VII-class ships had four 12-inch (305-mm) guns in two twin turrets (one forward and one aft), the first five King Edwards, including ... Otherwise, New Zealand's armour was much as in the London class battleships, although there were various differences in detail from the Londons ...

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