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HMS Victory & HMS Dreadnought.

The original dreadnought, HMS Dreadnought herself, passing HMS Victory in Portsmouth, 1906

KSM Admiral Graf Spee in Montevideo- Incrociatore pesante Classe Deutschland - Caratteristiche generali: Dislocamento	standard 11.900 t a pieno carico 16.200 t Lunghezza	187,9 m Larghezza 21,6 m Pescaggio	7,4 m Propulsione	Otto motori diesel MAN doppia azione a due tempi, due eliche, 52.050 CV (40 MW) Velocità	28,5 nodi (53 km/h) Autonomia	8.900 mn a 20 nodi (16.500 km a 37 km/h) o 19.000 mn a 10 nodi (35.000 km a 18,5 km/h) Equipaggio	1.150

The German battleship Admiral Graf Spee in Montevideo, 1939

HMS Vanguard (23) British fast battleship built during World War II and commissioned after the war. She was the only ship of her class, biggest and fastest of the British Royal Navy's battleships and the last battleship to be launched in the world.

HMS Vanguard British fast battleship built during World War II and commissioned after the war. She was the only ship of her class, biggest and fastest of the British Royal Navy's battleships and the last battleship to be launched in the world.

HMAS Torrens  at her end of service,...Being used as a trial ship MK 48 torpedo from a Collins class Submarine  .

HMAS Torrens at her end of service,.Being used as a trial ship MK 48 torpedo from a Collins class Submarine .

HMS Glasgow, British light cruiser at the Battle of the Falkland Islands on 8th December 1914

HMS Glasgow, British light cruiser at the Battle of the Falkland Islands on December 1914

HMS Tiger

Postcards of the Past - Vintage Postcards of British Warships

HMS Duke of York was one of Britain's five 14 in King George V class battleships, designed in the 1930s to 35000 ton Washington Treaty tonnage limits.  She was flagship of the force that sank German battleship Scharnhorst on Boxing Day 1943 in a purely surface action, with no air involvement.  Of the class only Prince of Wales (sunk by Japanese aircraft in December 1941) did not survive WW2.

HMS Duke of York was one of Britain's five 14 in King George V class battleships, designed in the to 35000 ton Washington Treaty tonnage limits.

Battleship HMS Warspite entering the Grand Harbour of Valletta, Malta.

Colourised picture of 15 in Queen Elizabeth class battleship HMS Warspite entering the Grand Harbour at Valletta, Malta in by then looking very different to her guise , with single funnel and modernised 'box' bridge structure.

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