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Name: QUEEN MARY
Type: Battle Cruiser
Keel: 06/03/1911
Launched: 20/03/1912
Completed: 30/08/1913
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 818
Dimensions: 26770 - 31650disp, 675.0 x 88.5 x 31.7(draft)ft
Engines: 4 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, DR Geared, 75000shp
Engines by: John Brown & Co, Clydebank
Propulsion: 4 x Screws, 28.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 2 x 13.5ins, 16 x 1 x 4.0ins, 1 x 6pdr AA, 1 x 3ins AA guns;
2 x 1 x 21ins torpedoes
History:
30/08/1913 British Royal Navy
31/05/1916 Sank
Comments: Sole member of the QUEEN MARY Class but similar to LION
31/05/1916: Sunk at the Battle of Jutland with 1266 crew lost
She was hit by a combined salvo from DERFFLINGER & SEYDLITZ
She then disintegrated when both forward magazines exploded


Launch of the QUEEN MARY on the 20th March 1912

Fitting out at Jarrow. Photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Leaving the Tyne. Photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is copyright of Tyne & Wear Archives

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Profile & Decks plans copyright of The-Blueprints.com. Click HERE to enlarge

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Some of her crew. Photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair