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HMS Implacable (1899) at Malta in 1908; Formidable-class battleship, 15,000 ton, 1902(c), 4-12in guns, 18kts, 780 crew, Dardanelles 1915. Main location: Aug 1914-Aug 1917, Mediterranean, East Indies Station. Sold in 1921.

Name: HMS Thunderer. Builder: Pembroke Dockyard. Laid down: 26 June 1869. Launched: 25 March 1872. Commissioned: 26 May 1877. Decommissioned: 1909. Fate: Sold for scrapping July 1909 to T.W. Ward, Inverkeithing. Displacement: 13,000 tons. Length: 285 ft (87 m). Beam: 62 ft 3 in (18.97 m). Draught: 27 ft 6 in (8.38 m). Class: Devastation-class battleship. Speed: 14 kn (26 km/h).

HMS Malaya, a circa 1915 Queen Elizabeth-class battleship, 27,500 tons, 8-15 inch guns, 25kts, 950 crew, Jutland 1916. Served in WW2, sold 1948. Service Record; Nov 1920-Nov 1921, East Indies Station

DARDANELLES CAMPAIGN TURKEY 1915 - 1916 (Q 53498) A battleship fires its 12-inch guns in the Dardanelles Straits in 1915.

HMS Marlborough, an Iron Duke Class Battleship. Launched 1912, fought at Jutland receiving damage from a torpedo strike. In 1919 bought members of the Russian Imperial family out of Russia. Armed with 5 x twin turrets of 13.5" guns. Was fitted with 2 3" AA guns in 1914 making her the 1st RN battleship to be fitted with AA guns.

HMS Implacable at Malta in 1908; Formidable-class battleship, 15,000 ton, 1902(c), 4-12in guns, 18kts, 780 crew, Dardanelles 1915. Main location: Aug 1914-Aug 1917, Mediterranean, East Indies Station. Sold in 1921.

BRITISH BATTLESHIPS FIRST WORLD WAR (FL 334) HMS AJAX at anchor in Grand Harbour, Valletta, Malta, 1921.

HMS Royal Sovereign enters harbour at Malta between the wars. The 'R' class battleships were never as highly regarded as the previous Queen Elizabeths, which were significantly faster, though both mounted 8 x 15" guns.

HMS Shearwater, a circa 1900 old Condor-class sloop, 980 tons, 6-4 inch guns, 13kts, 130 crew. Sold in 1922. Service record: Oct 1913-Aug 1914, Pacific, Halifax.