Vanguard class battleship (RN, 1944)

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Vanguard class battleship

specifications

Displacement: 44,500t standard; 51,420t deep load
Dimensions: 231.64m pp, 248.20m oa x 32.92m x 9.38m mean, 10.62m mean at 51,420t
Machinery: 4-shaft Parsons geared turbines, 8 Admiralty 3-drum boilers, 130,000shp = 30kts. Oil 4423t
Armour: Belt 14in-4½in, bulkheads 12in-4in, barbettes 13in-11in, turrets 13in-6in, CT 3in-1in
Armament: 8-15in/42 Mk I (4x2), 16-5.25in/50 QF Mk I (8x2), 73-40mm Bofors (10x6, 1x2, 11x1), 4-3pdr saluting
Complement: 1893

unit

Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
Vanguard John Brown 2 Oct 1941 30 Nov 1944 9 Aug 1946 1960 BU