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HMS Nelson

HMS Nelson
Administrator, Mar 25, 2006
    • Hobilar
      Laid Down: 28 December 1922

      Launched: 3 September 1925

      Builder: Vickers-Armstrong, Newcastle

      Machinery: Two Brown-Curtis turbines; Eight 3-drum Admiralty boilers, 2 shafts

      Power Output: 45,000 SHP

      Displacement
      Standard: 33,950 tons (34,493 tonnes)
      Full load: 38,000 tons (38,608 tonnes)

      Dimensions
      Length : 710 ft (216.8 m)
      Beam: 106 ft (32.4 m)
      Height: 31 ft 6 in (9.6 m)

      Armour
      Belt:13 -14 inchs (330-356 mm)
      Bulkheads:12-14 inchs (305-356 mm)
      Decks: 3-6.25 inchs (76-159 mm)
      Barbettes: 14-15 inchs (356-380 mm)
      Turrets: 7-16 inchs (178-406 mm)
      Secondary Turrets: 1-1.5 inchs (25-38 mm)
      Coning Tower: 15 inchs (406 mm)

      Performance
      Max. Speed : 23.5 knots (43.5 km/h)
      Range: 14,300 n.m. (26,500 km) @ 12 kts (22.2 km/h)
      Oil: 4,000 tons (4,064 tonnes)

      Armament
      Nine 16 inch (406 mm)
      Twelve 6 inch (152 mm)
      Six 4.7 inch AA (119 mm)
      Two 24.5 inch torpedo tubes

      Crew: 1,314

      Others in Class: HMS Rodney
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