Type: Battleship ; Armament 4 x 12 in. 1X, 40 cal.; 12 x 6 iii. VII, 45 Cal.; 18 x12 pdr., ; 2 x 3 pdr
Launched : 15 Dec 1898 ; Disposal date or year : 18 Mar 1915
Disposal Details : Sunk by torpedo from White Cliffs, in the Dardanelles, although I have seen it stated that she drifted into a minefield, following an exchange of fire with a shore battery.
Displacement: 15000 tons ; Complement: 750
Machinery notes: 15000 hpi ; Speed ; 18 knots ;
27 Mar 1913 Recommissioned at Portsmouth
Aug 1914 Fifth Battle Squadron - Home Fleet - Second Fleet
Aug 1914 Portsmouth
Circa 8 - 15 Feb 1915 arrived at Grand Harbour, Valletta, Malta - see p 86 www.naval-review.org/issues/1916-1.pdf.
3 Mar 1915 bombarding the batteries on both sides, and destroyed a battery of field guns near Seddul Bahr - see p 88 and p 110 www.naval-review.org/issues/1916-1.pdf.
5 Mar 1915 inside the Straits - see p. 719-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1923-4.pdf.
18 Mar 1915 reported to be in a bad way and subsequently reported as sunk - see p 69 www.naval-review.org/issues/1918.pdf.
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