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Name: SUPERB
Type: Battleship
Keel: 16/02/1907
Launched: 07/11/1907
Completed: 29/05/1909
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 800
Dimensions: 18600disp - 22000disp, 490.0 x 82.5 x 27.3(draft)ft
Engines: 4 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, 23000ihp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 4 x Screws, 21.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 5 x 2 x 12.0ins, 4 x 2 x 4.0ins, 8 x 1 x 4ins guns; 3 x 18ins torpedoes
History:
29/05/1909 British Royal Navy
12/12/1922 Broken up
Comments: One of three Bellerophon class dreadnought battleships
05/1922: Used as a gunnery target & for aerial attack
12/12/1922: Sold for breaking up at Dover
1923: Broken up by Stanlee Shipbreaking & Salvage Company Ltd


Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

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Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Daily Telegraph & Courier, Friday, 08/11/1907



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