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Name: LORD NELSON
Type: Battleship
Keel: 18/05/1905
Launched: 04/09/1906
Completed: 01/12/1908
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 783
Dimensions: 15358 - 17820disp, 443.5 x 79.5 x 26.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Q4cyl, 16750ihp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 18.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 12.0ins, 4 x 2 x 9.2ins, 2 x 1 x 9.2ins, 24 x 1 x 12pdr QF guns,
2 x 1 x 3pdr guns, 5 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
01/12/1908 British Royal Navy
04/06/1920 Broken up
Comments: The last pre-Dreadnought battleship commissioned by the Royal Navy. Cost 1,651,339
04/06/1920: Sold for breaking up by Stanlee Shipbreaking Co at Dover
08/11/1920: Resold to Slough Trading Co
01/1922: Towed to Germany for scrapping


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