There's a really interesting Defense News article from last week on how the Royal Navy is relearning carrier operations. It appears that the UK is going ahead with plans to.
HMS Sheffield was the first of the Royal Navy's Type 42 Destroyer, a class designed to supply fleet air defense. Theoretically, the Type 42 destroyers were supposed to protect a.
HMS Renown was to be the sixth "R" class battleship, but construction was suspended at the beginning of World War I in the expectation that the ship would not be.
The Royal Navy effort to outpace the Germans in dreadnought numbers severely taxed the Royal Treasury. The Admiralty reasoned that since it fell to the Royal Navy to protect the.
The Queen Elizabeth class represented a leap forward in battleship design almost equivalent in degree to that of Dreadnought. Following the construction of Iron Duke, the Admiralty decided to pursue.
The Washington Naval Treaty dealt the Royal Navy a raw deal. The RN posssesed 32 dreadnoughts and 9 battlecruisers, compared to the 22 dreadnoughts of the USN and the 8.
The Royal Navy followed up its outstanding Queen Elizabeth class battleships with five of the "R" class. Royal Sovereign was second of the class, carrying 8 15" guns, displacing 27500.
Part IV of a five part series on the Battle of Jutland.Part I: SMS LutzowPart II: HMS LionPart III: SMS Friedrich Der GrosseHMS Iron Duke was the second battleship named.