TL-191 Uniform, weapons and equipment of the Secondary Combatants.

Idk, but I assume that Japan will support the revolutionary government to show their Pam-Asian rhetoric across Asia.
I don’t think so, the Philippines have strategic to point and resources that will be helpful for the Empire of the Rising Sun.
Plus the Revolutionary government’s want independent from Colonial power, so they will not like it when the Japanese eventually use it the Philippines as “Colony” than Independents republic.

So they just pulled a Britain/American and stab them in the back
 
Some uniforms from South America during the Interwar Period, specifically the Chaco War.

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I see some Prussian influences here
Bolivia in particular had quite a bit of German influence in our timeline. In fact the general in charge of its army during the Chaco War with Paraguay was a German by the name of Hans Kundt, a veteran of the First World War. He spearheaded arms purchases and training of the Bolivian Army, but his leadership contributed in the army's failures against Paraguay despite being much more well armed.
 
In the case of Paraguay and Bolivia, you may see more influence from other countries. Paraguay in particular, since it did fight on the side of the Central Powers in the Great War against Argentina, might see a variety of arms in their arsenal - from German Mausers to American Springfields. They may be better equipped in this timeline than in our own, but it’s internal stability and impoverished populace, coupled with having to take part in a major war, will have big consequences - especially if they have to fight Bolivia for possession of the Chaco, which I still personally see happening in this timeline given the conditions are right for it.
 
In the case of Paraguay and Bolivia, you may see more influence from other countries. Paraguay in particular, since it did fight on the side of the Central Powers in the Great War against Argentina, might see a variety of arms in their arsenal - from German Mausers to American Springfields. They may be better equipped in this timeline than in our own, but it’s internal stability and impoverished populace, coupled with having to take part in a major war, will have big consequences - especially if they have to fight Bolivia for possession of the Chaco, which I still personally see happening in this timeline given the conditions are right for it.
Yeah the Chaco War's one thing the books don't even touch on but the maps have it so that war doesn't happen.
 
Nevermind, I stand corrected. I looked again. A few maps I've seen don't have as that or without the full territory awarded to Paraguay IOTL.
 
Nevermind, I stand corrected. I looked again. A few maps I've seen don't have as that or without the full territory awarded to Paraguay IOTL.
I see, so there is inconsistency then. Cant blame people really. The books give so little info as to these South American countries that its really up in the air as to what the borders might be.

I have my own theory on what the borders revolving around the Chaco might be and it does center on the Chaco War still triggering in this timeline, but it veers into headcanon territory.

Either way, I do believe that Paraguay and Bolivia should get some attention in this timeline. They'd definitely be equipped differently than in our timeline, with possibly the Paraguayans being a little better armed due to connections made by the Central Powers. Hard to say really, but just fascinating to ponder.
 
I see, so there is inconsistency then. Cant blame people really. The books give so little info as to these South American countries that its really up in the air as to what the borders might be.

I have my own theory on what the borders revolving around the Chaco might be and it does center on the Chaco War still triggering in this timeline, but it veers into headcanon territory.

Either way, I do believe that Paraguay and Bolivia should get some attention in this timeline. They'd definitely be equipped differently than in our timeline, with possibly the Paraguayans being a little better armed due to connections made by the Central Powers. Hard to say really, but just fascinating to ponder.
You may be right. Thinking about it, both sides would definitely be awkwardly funded and supported by both the Central Powers individually, and perhaps a neutral/Entente power or two. As mentioned above, the Commander of the Bolivian Army was a German, and as such would be commanding them against a CP ally. So it be quite a pickle like OTL's Nigerian Civil War with their support.
 
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You may be right. Thinking about it, both sides would definitely be awkwardly funded and supported by both the Central Powers individually and perhaps a neutral/Entente power or two. As mentioned above, the Commander of the Bolivian Army was a German, and a s such would be commanding them against a CP ally. So it be quite a pickle like OTL's Nigerian Civil War with their support.
It would be very weird. Hans Kundt (the German born commander of the Bolivian Army during the Chaco War) was the main pusher behind how Bolivia was able to acquire its weapons and equipment. And that's if he does go on his little training expedition to Bolivia in 1908, which... I can still see happening in this timeline since I don't see anything in particular that would prevent him from going. In our timeline he was exiled from the country shortly before the war in 1930 for supporting Bolivian president Reyes though. So maybe he stays out once things kick off? Hard to say.

I did provide you with another answer to this in another thread, but I'd be happy to expand on more here. The Chaco War is admittedly something that I find interesting to read about and I have wondered how the changes in this timeline would effect the course of a potential Chaco War here.
 
British Battleships of the Second Great War

Queen Elizabeth class Battleships (1915-1916)
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HMS Queen Elizabeth and Valiant

Specifications (following 1941 refit)
Weight: 36,513 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 8x Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Range: 13,500 nautical miles
Speed: 23.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 2 Supermarine Walrus Floatplanes, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 330mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 76mm
  • Turrets: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 340mm
  • AA guns: 51mm
  • Main Deck: 76mm
  • Magazine Protection: 127mm
  • Over Machinery: 63mm
  • Bulkheads: 152mm
Armament:
  • 8 x BL 15-in/42-caliber MK. I(N) guns (4x2)
  • 20 x 4.5-inch/45-caliber QF MK. III AA guns (10x2)
  • 32 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (4x8)
  • 16 x 12.7mm Vickers AA machine-guns (4x4)
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HMS Warspite

Specifications (following 1937 refit)
Weight: 36,450 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 6x Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Range: 13,500 nautical miles
Speed: 23.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 2 Supermarine Walrus Floatplanes, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 330mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 76mm
  • Turrets: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 340mm
  • Main Deck: 76mm
  • Magazine Protection: 127mm
  • Over Machinery: 63mm
  • Bulkheads: 152mm
Armament:
  • 8 x BL 15-in/42-caliber MK. I guns (4x2)
  • 8 x BL 152mm/45-caliber MK. XII secondary guns
  • 8 x 102mm/45-caliber QF MK. XVI AA guns (4x2)
  • 32 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (4x8)
  • 16 x 12.7mm Vickers AA machine-guns (4x4)
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HMS Malaya

Specifications (following 1940 refit)
Weight: 35,932 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 6x Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Range: 13,500 nautical miles
Speed: 23.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 2 Supermarine Walrus Floatplanes, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 330mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 127mm
  • Turrets: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 340mm
  • Main Deck: 76mm
  • Magazine Protection: 127mm
  • Over Machinery: 63mm
  • Bulkheads: 152mm
Armament:
  • 8 x BL 15-in/42-caliber MK. I guns (4x2)
  • 12 x BL 152mm/45-caliber MK. XII secondary guns
  • 8 x 102mm/45-caliber QF MK. XVI AA guns (4x2)
  • 32 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (4x8)
  • 16 x 12.7mm Vickers AA machine-guns (4x4)
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HMS Barham

Specifications (following 1941 refit)
Weight: 36,785 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 6x Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Range: 13,500 nautical miles
Speed: 23.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 1 Fairey Swordfish Floatplane, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 330mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 127mm
  • Turrets: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 340mm
  • Main Deck: 76mm
  • Magazine Protection: 127mm
  • Over Machinery: 63mm
  • Bulkheads: 152mm
Armament:
  • 8 x BL 15-in/42-caliber MK. I guns (4x2)
  • 12 x BL 152mm/45-caliber MK. XII secondary guns
  • 8 x 102mm/45-caliber QF MK. XVI AA guns (4x2)
  • 32 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (4x8)
  • 16 x 12.7mm Vickers AA machine-guns (4x4)
  • 20 x 178mm UP AA Rockets (20x1)
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
HMS Queen ElizabethPortsmouth Dockyard, Portsmouth.October 21, 1912October 16, 1913January 1915Sunk by Luftwaffe Aircraft in Portsmouth, May 16, 1944. BU 1950-1954.
HMS WarspiteDevonport Dockyard, Plymouth.October 31, 1912November 26, 1913March 1915September 1944To the USA (USS Warspite ((IX-303)) as war reparations, September 1944. Sunk for target practice off California, 3/22/1948.
HMS BarhamJohn Brown, ClydebankFebruary 24, 1913October 31, 1914October 1915Sunk by U-571 in the Eastern Mediterranean, October 15, 1942,
HMS ValiantFairfield, GovanJanuary 31, 1913November 4, 1914February 1916Sunk during the Second Battle of Bermuda, April 6, 1943.
HMS MalayaVickers-Armstrong, TyneOctober 20, 1913March 18, 1915February 1916Sunk Japanese battleships during the Battle of the Indian Ocean, April 24, 1944.

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Revenge class Battleship (1916-1917)

Specifications (following 1941 refit)
Weight: 33,500 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 18x Yarrow boilers
Range: 4,200 nautical miles
Speed: 22 knots
Aviation Capacity: 1 Fairey Seafox Floatplane, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 330mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 127mm
  • Turrets: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 340mm
  • Casemates: 152mm
  • Main Deck: 51mm
  • Magazine Protection: 76mm
  • Upper Deck: 38mm
  • Bulkheads: 152mm
Armament:
  • 8 x BL 15-in/42-caliber MK. I guns (4x2)
  • 12 x BL 152mm/45-caliber MK. XII secondary guns
  • 8 x 102mm/45-caliber QF MK. XVI AA guns (4x2)
  • 16 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (2x8)
  • 8 x 12.7mm Vickers AA machine-guns (2x4)
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
HMS Revenge
Vickers-Armstrong, BarrowDecember 22, 1913May 29, 1914March 1916Sunk by USS Searaven near the Falkland Islands, July 29, 1943.
HMS Royal OakDevonport Dockyard, PlymouthJanuary 15, 1914November 17, 1914May 1916Sunk by Japanese aircraft near Singapore, June 29, 1943
HMS ResolutionPalmers, JarrowNovember 29, 1913January 14, 1915December 1916Sunk Japanese battleships during the Battle of the Indian Ocean, April 24, 1944.
HMS Royal SovereignPortsmouth Dockyard, PortsmouthJanuary 15, 1914April 29, 1914May 1916September 1944Damaged by USN aircraft in Scapa Flow, October 12, 1942 and never repaired. BU 1945.
HMS RamilliesBeardmore, DalmuirNovember 12, 1913September 12, 1916September 1917September 1944Badly damaged in the Buenos Aires Raid, December 2, 1943 and never repaired. Scrapped 1944-1949.

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King Edward VIII class Battleship (1939-1941)

Specifications (As originally completed)
Weight: 46,500 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 8x Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Range: 14,000 nautical miles
Speed: 30 knots
Aviation Capacity: 2 Supermarine Walrus Floatplanes, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 381mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 114mm
  • Turrets: 374mm
  • Barbettes: 374mm
  • AA guns: 51mm
  • Main Deck: 140mm
  • Magazine Protection: 37mm
  • Over Machinery: 125mm
  • Bulkheads: 305mm
Armament:
  • 9 x BL 16-in/42-caliber MK. I guns (3x3)
  • 16 x 133mm/50-caliber QF MK. I DP guns (8x2)
  • 48 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (6x8)
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Fate​
HMS King Edward VIIIVickers-Armstrong, TyneJanuary 30, 1936February 21, 1938December 11, 1939Sunk during the Second Battle of Bermuda, April 11, 1943.
HMS AlbionCammell Laird, BirkenheadJanuary 30, 1936May 3, 1938March 31, 1940Sunk during the Second Battle of Bermuda, April 11, 1943.
HMS DominionJohn Brown, ClydebankMay 5, 1936February 28, 1939November 4, 1940Sunk Luftwaffe aircraft in the Norwegian Sea, July 15, 1943.
HMS NelsonFairfield, GovanJuly 20, 1936February 24, 1939June 22, 1941Sunk by USN aircraft at Scapa Flow, June 16, 1944. Raised and Scrapped, 1948-1953.

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Britannia class Battleship (NC)

Specifications (As planned)
Weight: 50,780 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 8x Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Range: 14,000 nautical miles
Speed: 30 knots
Aviation Capacity: 2 Supermarine Walrus Floatplanes, 1 catapult
Sensors: Various Radars
Armor:
  • Belt: 406mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 114mm
  • Turrets: 374mm
  • Barbettes: 374mm
  • AA guns: 51mm
  • Main Deck: 140mm
  • Magazine Protection: 152mm
  • Over Machinery: 125mm
  • Bulkheads: 305mm
Armament:
  • 12 x BL 16-in/42-caliber MK. II guns (4x3)
  • 16 x 133mm/50-caliber QF MK. I DP guns (8x2)
  • 48 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (6x8)
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Planned Commissioning​
Fate​
HMS BritanniaVickers-Armstrong, BarrowAugust 14, 1940Late 1943Construction suspended, July 1943. Scrapped on the slipway, 1946.
HMS AnsonJohn Brown, ClydebankSeptember 9, 1940Early 1944Construction suspended, July 1943. Broken up on the slipway, 1946.
HMS HoodVickers-Armstrong, TyneDecember 17, 19401944Work halted, October 1941. Scrapped on the slipway, July 1943.
HMS RodneyFairfield, GovanMarch 22, 19411944Work halted, September 1941. Scrapped on the slipway, April 1943.
 
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British Battleships of the Second Great War

Queen Elizabeth class Battleships (1915-1916)
View attachment 743282
HMS Queen Elizabeth and Valiant

Specifications (following 1941 refit)
Weight: 36,513 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 8x Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Range: 13,500 nautical miles
Speed: 23.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 2 Supermarine Walrus Floatplanes, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 330mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 76mm
  • Turrets: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 340mm
  • AA guns: 51mm
  • Main Deck: 76mm
  • Magazine Protection: 127mm
  • Over Machinery: 63mm
  • Bulkheads: 152mm
Armament:
  • 8 x BL 15-in/42-caliber MK. I(N) guns (4x2)
  • 20 x 4.5-inch/45-caliber QF MK. III AA guns (10x2)
  • 32 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (4x8)
  • 16 x 12.7mm Vickers AA machine-guns (4x4)
View attachment 743285
HMS Warspite

Specifications (following 1937 refit)
Weight: 36,450 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 6x Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Range: 13,500 nautical miles
Speed: 23.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 2 Supermarine Walrus Floatplanes, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 330mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 76mm
  • Turrets: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 340mm
  • Main Deck: 76mm
  • Magazine Protection: 127mm
  • Over Machinery: 63mm
  • Bulkheads: 152mm
Armament:
  • 8 x BL 15-in/42-caliber MK. I guns (4x2)
  • 8 x BL 152mm/45-caliber MK. XII secondary guns
  • 8 x 102mm/45-caliber QF MK. XVI AA guns (4x2)
  • 32 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (4x8)
  • 16 x 12.7mm Vickers AA machine-guns (4x4)
View attachment 743286
HMS Malaya

Specifications (following 1940 refit)
Weight: 35,932 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 6x Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Range: 13,500 nautical miles
Speed: 23.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 2 Supermarine Walrus Floatplanes, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 330mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 127mm
  • Turrets: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 340mm
  • Main Deck: 76mm
  • Magazine Protection: 127mm
  • Over Machinery: 63mm
  • Bulkheads: 152mm
Armament:
  • 8 x BL 15-in/42-caliber MK. I guns (4x2)
  • 12 x BL 152mm/45-caliber MK. XII secondary guns
  • 8 x 102mm/45-caliber QF MK. XVI AA guns (4x2)
  • 32 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (4x8)
  • 16 x 12.7mm Vickers AA machine-guns (4x4)
View attachment 743281
HMS Barham

Specifications (following 1941 refit)
Weight: 36,785 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 6x Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Range: 13,500 nautical miles
Speed: 23.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 1 Fairey Swordfish Floatplane, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 330mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 127mm
  • Turrets: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 340mm
  • Main Deck: 76mm
  • Magazine Protection: 127mm
  • Over Machinery: 63mm
  • Bulkheads: 152mm
Armament:
  • 8 x BL 15-in/42-caliber MK. I guns (4x2)
  • 12 x BL 152mm/45-caliber MK. XII secondary guns
  • 8 x 102mm/45-caliber QF MK. XVI AA guns (4x2)
  • 32 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (4x8)
  • 16 x 12.7mm Vickers AA machine-guns (4x4)
  • 20 x 178mm UP AA Rockets (20x1)
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
HMS Queen ElizabethPortsmouth Dockyard, Portsmouth.October 21, 1912October 16, 1913January 1915Sunk by Luftwaffe Aircraft in Portsmouth, May 16, 1944. BU 1950-1954.
HMS WarspiteDevonport Dockyard, Plymouth.October 31, 1912November 26, 1913March 1915September 1944To the USA (USS Warspite ((IX-303)) as war reparations, September 1944. Sunk for target practice off California, 3/22/1948.
HMS BarhamJohn Brown, ClydebankFebruary 24, 1913October 31, 1914October 1915Sunk by U-571 in the Eastern Mediterranean, October 15, 1942,
HMS ValiantFairfield, GovanJanuary 31, 1913November 4, 1914February 1916Sunk during the Second Battle of Bermuda, April 6, 1943.
HMS MalayaVickers-Armstrong, TyneOctober 20, 1913March 18, 1915February 1916Sunk Japanese battleships during the Battle of the Indian Ocean, April 24, 1944.

View attachment 743287
Revenge class Battleship (1916-1917)

Specifications (following 1941 refit)
Weight: 33,500 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 18x Yarrow boilers
Range: 4,200 nautical miles
Speed: 22 knots
Aviation Capacity: 1 Fairey Seafox Floatplane, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 330mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 127mm
  • Turrets: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 340mm
  • Casemates: 152mm
  • Main Deck: 51mm
  • Magazine Protection: 76mm
  • Upper Deck: 38mm
  • Bulkheads: 152mm
Armament:
  • 8 x BL 15-in/42-caliber MK. I guns (4x2)
  • 12 x BL 152mm/45-caliber MK. XII secondary guns
  • 8 x 102mm/45-caliber QF MK. XVI AA guns (4x2)
  • 16 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (2x8)
  • 8 x 12.7mm Vickers AA machine-guns (2x4)
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
HMS Revenge
Vickers-Armstrong, BarrowDecember 22, 1913May 29, 1914March 1916Sunk by USS Searaven near the Falkland Islands, July 29, 1943.
HMS Royal OakDevonport Dockyard, PlymouthJanuary 15, 1914November 17, 1914May 1916Sunk by Japanese aircraft near Singapore, June 29, 1943
HMS ResolutionPalmers, JarrowNovember 29, 1913January 14, 1915December 1916Sunk Japanese battleships during the Battle of the Indian Ocean, April 24, 1944.
HMS Royal SovereignPortsmouth Dockyard, PortsmouthJanuary 15, 1914April 29, 1914May 1916September 1944Damaged by USN aircraft in Scapa Flow, September 16, 1942 and never repaired. BU 1945.
HMS RamilliesBeardmore, DalmuirNovember 12, 1913September 12, 1916September 1917September 1944Badly damaged in the Buenos Aires Raid, December 2, 1943 and never repaired. Scrapped 1944-1949.

View attachment 743290
King Edward VIII class Battleship (1939-1941)

Specifications (As originally completed)
Weight: 46,500 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 8x Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Range: 14,000 nautical miles
Speed: 30 knots
Aviation Capacity: 2 Supermarine Walrus Floatplanes, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 381mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 114mm
  • Turrets: 374mm
  • Barbettes: 374mm
  • AA guns: 51mm
  • Main Deck: 140mm
  • Magazine Protection: 37mm
  • Over Machinery: 125mm
  • Bulkheads: 305mm
Armament:
  • 9 x BL 16-in/42-caliber MK. I guns (3x3)
  • 16 x 133mm/50-caliber QF MK. I DP guns (8x2)
  • 48 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (6x8)
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Fate​
HMS King Edward VIIIVickers-Armstrong, TyneJanuary 30, 1936February 21, 1938December 11, 1939Sunk during the Second Battle of Bermuda, April 11, 1943.
HMS AlbionCammell Laird, BirkenheadJanuary 30, 1936May 3, 1938March 31, 1940Sunk during the Second Battle of Bermuda, April 11, 1943.
HMS DominionJohn Brown, ClydebankMay 5, 1936February 28, 1939November 4, 1940Sunk Luftwaffe aircraft in the Norwegian Sea, July 15, 1943.
HMS NelsonFairfield, GovanJuly 20, 1936February 24, 1939June 22, 1941Sunk by USN aircraft at Scapa Flow, June 16, 1944. Raised and Scrapped, 1948-1953.

View attachment 743379
Britannia class Battleship (NC)

Specifications (As planned)
Weight: 50,780 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines, 8x Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Range: 14,000 nautical miles
Speed: 30 knots
Aviation Capacity: 2 Supermarine Walrus Floatplanes, 1 catapult
Sensors: Various Radars
Armor:
  • Belt: 406mm
  • Upper Belt: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 114mm
  • Turrets: 374mm
  • Barbettes: 374mm
  • AA guns: 51mm
  • Main Deck: 140mm
  • Magazine Protection: 152mm
  • Over Machinery: 125mm
  • Bulkheads: 305mm
Armament:
  • 12 x BL 16-in/42-caliber MK. II guns (4x3)
  • 16 x 133mm/50-caliber QF MK. I DP guns (8x2)
  • 48 x 40mm QF Mk. VIII "Pom-pom" AA guns (6x8)
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Planned Commissioning​
Fate​
HMS BritanniaVickers-Armstrong, BarrowAugust 14, 1940Late 1943Construction suspended, July 1943. Scrapped on the slipway, 1946.
HMS AnsonJohn Brown, ClydebankSeptember 9, 1940Early 1944Construction suspended, July 1943. Broken up on the slipway, 1946.
HMS HoodVickers-Armstrong, TyneDecember 17, 19401944Work halted, October 1941. Scrapped on the slipway, July 1943.
HMS RodneyFairfield, GovanMarch 22, 19411944Work halted, September 1941. Scrapped on the slipway, April 1943.
Rest In Peace (Pieces) Warspite. She was Crossroads’d wasn’t she.
 
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