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Name: HERCULES
Type: Battleship
Keel: 30/07/1909
Launched: 10/05/1910
Completed: 31/07/1911
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 805
Dimensions: 19680 - 22700disp, 545.8 x 86.7 x 26.3(draft)ft
Engines: 8 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, 25000hp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co, Jarrow
Propulsion: 4 x Screws, 21.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 5 x 2 x 12.0ins, 16 x 1 x 4.0ins guns; 3 x 1 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
31/07/1911 British Royal Navy
08/11/1921 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Colossus Class of Dreadnought Battleships
Served at Jutland, scoring hits on the German battle fleet
08/11/1921: Sold for breaking up
1922: Broken up at Kiel in Germany


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