Iron Duke class battleships (RN, 1912)

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specifications

Displacement: 25,000t load; 29,500t deep load
Dimensions: 189.8m oa x 27.4m x 9.0m mean
Machinery: 4-shaft Parsons turbines, 18 Babcock & Wilcox or Yarrow boilers, 29,000shp = 21¼kts. Coal 3250t, oil 1040t. Range 7780nm at 10kts
Armour: 12in-4in (300mm-100mm) belt, 8in-1½in (200mm-40mm) bulkheads, 10in-3in (250mm-75mm) barbettes, 11in (280mm) turret faces, 2½in-1in (65mm-25mm) decks
Armament: 10-13.5in (34.3cm)/45cal Mk V (5x2), 12-6in (15.2cm)/45cal BL Mk VII, 2-3in (76mm)/20 AA Mk I, 4-3pdr (47mm), 4-21in (53.3cm) TT sub (beam)
Complement: 995-1022 (war)

units

Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
Iron Duke Portsmouth DYd 12 Jan 1912 12 Oct 1912 Mar 1914 Mar 1946 sold for BU
Marlborough Devonport DYd 25 Jan 1912 24 Oct 1912 Jun 1914 Jun 1932 sold for BU
Benbow Beardmore 30 May 1912 12 Nov 1913 Oct 1914 Mar 1931 sold for BU
Emperor of India Vickers 31 May 1912 27 Nov 1913 Nov 1914 1 Sept 1931 sunk as target