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Name: MALAYA
Type: Battleship
Keel: 21/10/1913
Launched: 18/03/1915
Completed: 16/02/1916
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 867
Dimensions: 27544disp, 600.0 x 90.5 x 28.8(draft)ft
Engines: 4 x Steam turbines, DR geared, Parsons type, 72000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 4 x Screws, 25.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 2 x 15.0ins, 16 x 1 x 6.0ins, 4 x 1 x 3pdr guns; 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
16/02/1916 British Royal Navy
20/02/1948 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Queen Elizabeth Class of Battleships
1927 - 1929: Rebuilt with funnels trunked into one and torpedo bulges added
20/02/1948: Broken up at Faslane by Metal Industries


Above photo in original 2 funnel configuration courtesy of Dan McDonald

Above photo in original 2 funnel configuration is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo in original 2 funnel configuration courtesy of Photoship

Above photo showing trunked funnels is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo showing trunked funnels is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo showing trunked funnels is courtesy of Photoship