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MALAYA

Fleet

Royal Navy

Ship Type

Battleship

Nickname

Ship Class

Queen Elizabeth

Grouping

5th Battle Squadron

Command

Battle-cruiser Fleet (temporarily)

Builder's Yard

Amrstrong Whitworth

Budget Year

1913 Estimates

Construction Notes

Date Laid Down

20.10.1913

Launch Date

18.03.1915

Completed date

Commission date

01.02.1916

Year laid down

Year launched

1916

Year completed

Commission Year

Pennant No

Photo Details

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Sister ships

Queen Elizabeth, Barham, Valiant, Warspite

Eventual Fate

Scrapped

Jutland result

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Captain The Hon. Algernon D. E. H. Boyle, C.B., M.V.O.

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

1,214 - 1,300

Officers

Ratings

Killed

63

Wounded

68

Prisoners

131

Displacement full Load (tons)

33,020

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

645,9

Length (mtrs)

196.8

Beam (ft)

90,6

Beam (mtrs)

27.5

Draught (ft)

29,10

Draught (mtrs)

9

Max. Speed (knots)

24-25

Range (miles)

4,400

Range (kilometres)

Fuel

Propulsion

Parsons direct drive steam turbines, 24 boilers, 4 shafts. Rated at 56,600 shp

Armour Main Belt

13" - 6

Deck Armour

Turret Armour IN CM

Conning Tower Armour

Barbette Armour

Weight of armour

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Dreyer Table Mk 1V, Dreyer Turret Control Table

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

15" BL Mk 1 guns

No. Primary Turrets

4

Guns (No.barrels)

8

Primary gun layout

Rounds per main gun

Effective broadside guns

Primary shell Weight (inches or cm)

1,920

Primary Broadside Weight

15,360

Secondary Gun Calibre

6" BL Mk XII guns

Guns (No.barrels) 2

14

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

Two single QF 3+ 20 cwt AA, Two single 3 pdr saluting guns (47 mm)

Elevation (degrees)

20

Gunnery Range (yards)

24,400

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" (530 mm)

No. tubes

4

Torpedo Type MM

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

References & sources