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COLLINGWOOD

Fleet

Royal Navy

Ship Type

Battleship

Nickname

Ship Class

St. Vincent

Grouping

Ist Battle Squadron

Command

Grand Fleet

Builder's Yard

HM dockyards, Devenport

Budget Year

Construction Notes

Date Laid Down

03.02.0198

Launch Date

07.11.1908

Completed date

Commission date

19.04.1910

Year laid down

Year launched

Year completed

Commission Year

Pennant No

Photo Details

Related stories

Sister ships

Eventual Fate

Scrapped Dec 1922

Jutland result

Fired 8 main gun salvoes at SMS Wiesbaden while passing at 18:32. Secondary fire was used ro drive off the G.42 which had been sent by Hipper to take Wiesbaden's crew off. 19:15 fired two salvoes and hit Derfflinger once, the shell landing in the sick bay.She avoided torpedoes fired at her by 30 yards in front and 10 behind.

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Captain James Ley flying the flag of Vice Admiral Stanley Colville.

Noteable Officers

Midshipman Prince Albert served in the guns.

Crew complement

758

Officers

Ratings

Killed

Wounded

Prisoners

Displacement full Load (tons)

19,700

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

536

Length (mtrs)

163.4

Beam (ft)

84,2

Beam (mtrs)

25.7

Draught (ft)

28

Draught (mtrs)

8.5

Max. Speed (knots)

21

Range (miles)

7,900 at 10 kts

Range (kilometres)

Fuel

Propulsion

4 shafts with 2 Parsons steam turbine sets using 18 Yarrow boilers. Rating 24,500 shp.

Armour Main Belt

11 - 8" (203 - 254mm)

Deck Armour

.75" - 3" (19 - 76mm)

Turret Armour IN CM

11" (279mm)

Conning Tower Armour

8" - 11" (203 - 279mm)

Barbette Armour

15" - 10" (127 - 254mm)

Weight of armour

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Dreyer Mk 1

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

12" BL Mk IX guns

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

4" BL Mk VII guns

Guns (No.barrels) 2

18

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

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

18"

No. tubes

3

Torpedo Type MM

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

References & sources