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HMS Duke of York (17) Battleship (1941)

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HMS Prince of Wales was credited with the sinking of the German battleship KMS Scharnhorst during World War 2.

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Specifications for the
HMS Duke of York (17)

Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Initial Year of Service: 1941
Operators: United Kingdom

Crew: 1,556

Length: 745 ft (227.08 m)
Beam: 103.1 ft (31.42 m)
Draught: 34.3 ft (10.45 m)
Displacement: 42,500 tons

Machinery: 8 x Admiralty 3-drum small-tube boilers; 4 x Parsons geared turbines delivering 110,300 horsepower to 4 x shafts.

Surface Speed: 28.3 kts (33 mph)
Range: 6,904 miles (11,111 km)

8 x 2 BL 14-inch/45 (356mm) Mark VII main guns in quad-mountings.
2 x 2 BL 14-inch/45 (356mm) Mark VII main guns in twin-mountings.
16 x 8 QF 5.25-inch/50 (133mm) Mk.I in twin-mountings.
64 x 8 QF 2-pdr (40mm) Mk.VII dual-purpose cannons in octuple mountings.
24 x QF 2-pdr (40mm) Mk.VIII dual-purpose cannons in quad-mountings.
8 x 2 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft cannons in quad-mountings.
16 x 8 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft cannons in twin mountings.
39 x 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft cannons in single mountings.

Aircraft Arm: 4 x Supermarine Walrus floatplane aircraft

Ship Class: King George V-class
Number-in-Class: 5

Ships-in-Class: [ SHOW / HIDE ]