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Name: RESOLUTION
Type: Battleship
Keel: 29/11/1913
Launched: 14/01/1915
Completed: 30/12/1916
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 838
Dimensions: 29150disp - 33500disp, 580.0 x 102.4 x 28.25(draft)ft
Engines: 4 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, 40000shp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 4 x Screws, 23.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 2 x 15.0ins, 12 x 1 x 6.0ins, 4 x 2 x 4.0ins AA, 2 x 8 x 2pdr AA guns;
2 x 1 x 21ins torpedoes; 1 x aircraft, 1 x catapult
History:
30/12/1916 British Royal Navy
05/05/1948 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Revenge Class of Battleships
25/09/1940: Torpedoed & damaged by French submarine BEVEZIERS
05/05/1948: Sold to Metal Industries for breaking up
13/05/1948: Arrived at Faslane for breaking up


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