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MARLBOROUGH

Fleet

Royal Navy

Ship Type

Battleship

Nickname

Ship Class

Iron Duke

Grouping

Ist Battle Squadron

Command

Grand Fleet

Builder's Yard

Budget Year

Construction Notes

Date Laid Down

Launch Date

02.06.2014

Completed date

Commission date

Year laid down

Year launched

Year completed

Commission Year

Pennant No

Photo Details

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Sister ships

Eventual Fate

Jutland result

Torpedoed at Jutland with a cost of 2 men killed. Dropped out of the line

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Captain George P. Ross (flying the Flag of Vice-Admiral Sir Cecil Burney, K.C.B., K.C.M.G.; Captain E. Percy F. G. Grant, Chief of the Staff)

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

Officers

Ratings

Killed

2

Wounded

2

Prisoners

4

Displacement full Load (tons)

28820

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

622' 9"

Length (mtrs)

189.8

Beam (ft)

90

Beam (mtrs)

27.4

Draught (ft)

29' 6"

Draught (mtrs)

8.9

Max. Speed (knots)

21

Range (miles)

8,976 at 10 kts (ID)

Range (kilometres)

Fuel

Propulsion

4 Parsons turbines, 18 Babcock and Wilcox boilers rated at 29,000 shp.

Armour Main Belt

12" (305 mm)

Deck Armour

12" (305 mm)

Turret Armour IN CM

11" (279 mm)

Conning Tower Armour

Barbette Armour

10" (254 mm)

Weight of armour

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Dreyer Table Mk 1, Dreyer Turret Control Table

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

13'5"

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"

Guns (No.barrels) 2

12

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

Two 3" QF 20 cwt AA guns (152 mm), Four 3 pdr 20 cwt guns (47 mm).

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

530 mm

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

submerged Whitehead

References & sources