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Name: RESOLUTION
Type: Battleship
Keel: 29/11/1913
Launched: 14/01/1915
Completed: 30/12/1916
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 838
Dimensions: 29150 - 33500disp, 614.4 x 102.4 x 30.4(draft)ft
Engines: 4 x geared steam turbines, Parsons type, 40000shp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 4 x Screws, 23.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 2 x 15.0ins, 12 x 6.0ins, 8 x 4.0ins AA, 4 x 2pdr QF guns
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 for breaking up at Faslane


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair