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CANADA

Fleet

Royal Navy

Ship Type

Battleship

Nickname

Ship Class

Almirante Latore, Chile, requisitioned Sept 1914

Grouping

4th Battle Squadron

Command

Grand Fleet

Builder's Yard

Armstrong Whitworth

Budget Year

Construction Notes

When acquired form the Chileans, bridge removed and two plat platforms put in its place.

Date Laid Down

27.11.1911

Launch Date

27.11.1913

Completed date

30.09.2015

Commission date

15.10.1915

Year laid down

Year launched

Year completed

Commission Year

Pennant No

Photo Details

Photo courtesy Dave Smith, showing Canada in her Chilean days.

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Eventual Fate

Started as Almirante Latorre for the Chilean navy. Sold back to Chile in 1920. Sold to Japan for scrap and saluted out 29 May 1959.

Jutland result

Fired 42 heavy and 109 secondary armament shells.

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Captain William C. M. Nicholson

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

834

Officers

Ratings

Killed

Wounded

Prisoners

Displacement full Load (tons)

32,000

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Restoration drive by the Friends of the National Museum of the Royal Navy. For contributions contact "Scuttlebut" magazine

Length (ft)

625

Length (mtrs)

191

Beam (ft)

92.5

Beam (mtrs)

28.2

Draught (ft)

33

Draught (mtrs)

10

Max. Speed (knots)

22.75

Range (miles)

Range (kilometres)

Fuel

coal and oil

Propulsion

21 Yarrow boilers (low pressure Parons) and high pressure Brown Curtis steam turbines

Armour Main Belt

9" 230 mm

Deck Armour

1.5" 38mm

Turret Armour IN CM

10" 250mm

Conning Tower Armour

11" 280mm

Barbette Armour

10" 250mm

Weight of armour

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Dreyer Table Mk 1V

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

14" / 45 cal BL guns (356mm) using 1,586 lb projectile from the start

No. Primary Turrets

5

Guns (No.barrels)

10

Primary gun layout

Rounds per main gun

Effective broadside guns

Primary shell Weight (inches or cm)

Primary Broadside Weight

Secondary Gun Calibre

6" (152mm)

Guns (No.barrels) 2

16

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

2 x 3" AA plus 4 x 3 lb guns

Elevation (degrees)

Gunnery Range (yards)

Gunnery Range (metres)

Rate of Fire (rds per minute)

Shells expended Main

Mines dropped

Shells expended Secondary

Torpedoes fired

Gunnery Notes

Torpedo Type IN

21"

No. tubes

4

Torpedo Type MM

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

submerged tubes

References & sources