TEMERAIRE | The Battle of Jutland - Centenary Initiative
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TEMERAIRE

Fleet

Royal Navy

Ship Type

Battleship

Nickname

Ship Class

Bellerophon

Grouping

4th Battle Squadron

Command

Grand Fleet

Builder's Yard

Devenport dockyard

Budget Year

1906

Construction Notes

cost £1,641,100

Date Laid Down

01.01.1907

Launch Date

24.08.1907

Completed date

Commission date

01.05.1909

Year laid down

Year launched

Year completed

Commission Year

Pennant No

Photo Details

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Sister ships

Eventual Fate

Jutland result

fired 72 heavy shells (12", 300 mm) and 50 4" shells. FIred on Wiesbaden and claimed 2 or 3 hits on Derfflinger

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Captain Edwin Veale Underhill

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

840

Officers

Ratings

Killed

Wounded

Prisoners

Displacement full Load (tons)

18,800

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

527

Length (mtrs)

161

Beam (ft)

82' 5"

Beam (mtrs)

24.12

Draught (ft)

27' 8"

Draught (mtrs)

8.43

Max. Speed (knots)

20.75

Range (miles)

6,400 at 10 kts

Range (kilometres)

Fuel

coal 2,648 max load (900 normal)

Propulsion

4 Parsons team turbine engines heating 18 Yarrow boilers driving 4 shafts. Rated trials 24,619 and 23,000 service.

Armour Main Belt

9" - 12" (230 - 250 mm) lower midships, 8" (200 mm) upper midships, 7" - 8" lower and upper bow, 5" stern

Deck Armour

3 to 1.5"

Turret Armour IN CM

11" (280 mm)

Conning Tower Armour

11" (280 mm) fore, 8" 200 mm) aft

Barbette Armour

9" - 10" (230 - 250 mm)

Weight of armour

5,432

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Dreyer Mk 1

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

BL / 45 12" Mk X guns (300 mm)

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

BL 4" Mk VII guns

Guns (No.barrels) 2

16

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" Whitehed

No. tubes

2

Torpedo Type MM

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

submerged

References & sources