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Royal Sovereign Class (1916) BB Specification 
- 1942

Crew :

? Royal Sovereign Class (1916) BB Ships :
Displacement : Increased by 2,000 -3,000 tons. Royal Sovereign Class (1916) BB Specification - As Built :

Dimensions :

Unchanged.
Range : ?

Armour:

Little change except some improvements in deck armour.
Armament: 8 x 15in guns, main;
12 x 6in guns, secondary;
8 x 4in HA guns;
24 x 2pdr pom-pom guns;
10 x 20mm Oerlikon guns.
Power plant : Unchanged.

Max Speed :

21.5 knots, unchanged.
Note: HMS Royal Oak had been sunk before 1942.

Some ships had additional 20mm Oerlikon guns added 1943-44.

This page last edited - 27 February, 2013.

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