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Name: LION
Type: Battleship
Keel: 04/7/1939
Launched: n/a
Completed: n/a
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 16
Dimensions: 40550 - 46400disp, 785.0(oa) x 105.0 x 33.5(draft)ft
Engines: 4 x Geared turbines sets (HP & LP), 130000shp
Engines by: Parsons type
Propulsion: 4 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 3 x 16.0ins, 8 x 2 x 5.25ins QF, 6 x 8 x 2pdr QFguns
History:
British Royal Navy
Order cancelled
Comments: Member of the Lion Class
10/1939: Consruction suspended
1942: Order cancelled
1945: Slipway cleared
The design was redefined in 1942 & 1944


Above plan copyright of Dr Dan Saranga