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INFLEXIBLE

Fleet

Royal Navy

Ship Type

Battle-cruiser

Nickname

Ship Class

Invincible

Grouping

3rd Battlecruiser Squadron

Command

Battle-Cruiser Fleet

Builder's Yard

John Brown Shipyard, Clyde

Budget Year

1905 Estimates

Construction Notes

Date Laid Down

05.02.1906

Launch Date

26.06.1907

Completed date

Commission date

20.10.1908

Year laid down

Year launched

1908

Year completed

Commission Year

Pennant No

Photo Details

Library of Congress (det4a16122)

Related stories

Sister ships

Scrapped 1922

Eventual Fate

Jutland result

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Captain Edward H. F. Heaton-Ellis, M.V.O.

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

Officers

Ratings

Killed

Wounded

Prisoners

Displacement full Load (tons)

20,700

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

530,1

Length (mtrs)

161.57

Beam (ft)

78,10

Beam (mtrs)

24

Draught (ft)

29,9

Draught (mtrs)

9

Max. Speed (knots)

26.48

Range (miles)

Range (kilometres)

Fuel

3,084 tons coal & 725 fuel oil burn accelerator

Propulsion

Four shaft Parsons direct drive steam turbines. 31 Yarrow water tube boilers

Armour Main Belt

6"

Deck Armour

4" - 6" (102 - 152 mm)

Turret Armour IN CM

7" (178 mm)

Conning Tower Armour

6" - 10" (152 - 254 mm)

Barbette Armour

7" (178 mm)

Weight of armour

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Dreyer Mk 1

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

BL 12" Mk X

No. Primary Turrets

4

Guns (No.barrels)

8

Primary gun layout

Rounds per main gun

Effective broadside guns

6

Primary shell Weight (inches or cm)

850

Primary Broadside Weight

5100

Secondary Gun Calibre

Guns (No.barrels) 2

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

Elevation (degrees)

13.5

Gunnery Range (yards)

18850

Gunnery Range (metres)

Rate of Fire (rds per minute)

2

Shells expended Main

Mines dropped

Shells expended Secondary

Torpedoes fired

Gunnery Notes

Torpedo Type IN

No. tubes

Torpedo Type MM

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

References & sources