HMS Lion and Implacable re-photographed from a book by J.Welch & Sons Marine Photographers, Portsmouth circa 1899. HMS Lion was a two-deck 80-gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 29 July 1847 at Pembroke Dockyard. In 1871 Lion was activated as a training ship and was sold out of the navy for breaking up in 1905.
HMS Active was an Active-class scout cruiser of the Royal Navy HMS Active was an Active-class scout cruiser of the Royal Navy. She was built at Pembroke Dockyard and launched on 14 March 1911.
HMS Essex, a Monmouth Class Armoured Cruiser, built by Pembroke Royal Dockyard & completed 22/03/04. her main armament was 14 BL 6" Mk VII guns. Speed 23knots, Crew 678. spent the entire war in the Atlantic, searching for German merchant ships & raiders and escorting convoys. she captured 3 German ships during the war. Was sold for scrap on 08/11/21 and was broken up in Germany.
HMS Collingwood. Builder: Pembroke Dockyard. Laid down: 12 July 1880. Launched: 22 November 1882. Completed: July 1887. Fate: Broken up, 11 May 1909. Class: Admiral class. Type: Pre-dreadnought battleship. Displacement: 9,500 tons. Length: 325 ft (99 m). Beam: 68 ft (21 m). Draught: 26 ft 4 in (8.03 m). Speed: 15.5 kn (17.8 mph; 28.7 km/h).
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HMS CURACOA (D41) 1917, was a Ceres group C-class light cruiser. In 1942, she became one of the Royal Navy's major accidental losses during the Second World War. On commissioning, Curacoa became flagship of the 5th Light Cruiser Squadron, part of the Harwich Force, serving there for the rest of the First World War. In April 1919, Curacoa joined the 1st Light Cruiser Squadron of the newly established Atlantic Fleet. In 1939, a few months before the outbreak of the Second World War in Europe…
HMS Boadicea , was the lead ship of the Boadicea-class scout cruisers. Built by Pembroke Royal Dockyard & commissioned in June '09. She led the 1st Destroyer Flotilla from completion until '12. During WW I, she was assigned to battleship squadrons of the Grand Fleet. She was present at, but did not fight in, the Battle of Jutland in . She was converted to a minelayer at the end of '17.She was paid off after the end of the war and was sold for scrap in '26.
HMS Curacoa (D41). Builder: Pembroke Dockyard, Harland and Wolff Laid down: July 1916. Launched: 5 May 1917. Commissioned: 18 February 1918. Reclassified: Converted to anti-aircraft cruiser from August 1939 until April 1940 Fate: Sunk in collision with RMS Queen Mary, 2 October 1942. Class and type: C-class light cruiser. Displacement: 4,190 tons. Length: 450 ft (140 m). Beam: 43.6 ft (13.3 m). Draught: 14 ft (4.3 m). Speed: 29 knots.
HMS Defence (1907). Builder: Pembroke dockyard. Laid down: 25 February 1905. Launched: 24 April 1907. Commissioned: 9 February 1909. Fate: Sunk at the Battle of Jutland, 31 May 1916. Class: Minotaur-class armoured cruiser. Displacement: 14,800 tons. Length: 519 ft (158.2 m). Beam: 74.5 ft (22.7 m). Draught: 26 ft (7.9 m). Speed: 23 knots (43 km/h).
HMS Thames (1885). Builder: Pembroke Dockyard. Laid down: 1884. Launched: 3 December 1885. Commissioned: 1888. Reclassified: Submarine depot ship, 1903 Fate: Sold 1920. Decommissioned: 1942. Reclassified: Training ship, 1922. Accommodation ship, 1942. Fate: Scuttled on 13 May 1947. Class: Mersey-class second class cruiser. Displacement: 4,050 tons. Length: 315 ft (96 m). Beam: 46 ft (14 m). Draught: 19 ft (6 m). Speed: 17 knots (31 km/h).
Launch of HMS Windsor Castle 1852
An old engraving of the re-launch of HMS Windsor Castle, 140 Gun First rate warship, on 14th September 1852 at Pembroke Dockyard. HMS Windsor Castle had first been launched in 1849, but was lengthened and had engines fitted in 1852, thus becoming the longest three-deck warship in the world. Later that year, she was re-named HMS Duke of Wellington in memory of the famous general. She served as the Baltic flagship during the Crimean war, then as flagship of the Commander in Chief Portsmouth…
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HMS Rodney (1833), was a two-deck 90-gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 18 June 1833 at Pembroke Dockyard. The majority of her commissions saw active service in the Mediterranean Sea, but she also served in the Black Sea during the Crimean War (1853-1856), and after being converted to a steam and screw propelled vessel, served in China as the flagship of Vice-Admiral Henry Keppel, commanded by captain Algernon Heneage from 21 January 1867. Rodney was the ship…