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HMS Royal Oak (08)

Battleship

HMS Royal Oak (08)

Battleship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



HMS Royal Oak survived the fighting of World War 1 only to be sunk by German U-boat U-47 at Scapa Flow during World War 2.
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ORIGIN: United Kingdom
YEAR: 1939
STATUS: Lost-in-Service
SHIP CLASS: Revenge-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (8): HMS Revenge (06); HMS Resolution (09); HMS Royal Oak (08); HMS Royal Sovereign (05); HMS Ramillies (07); HMS Resistance; HMS Renown; HMS Repulse
OPERATORS: United Kingdom
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base HMS Royal Oak (08) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 909
LENGTH: 620.6 feet (189.16 meters)
BEAM: 88.5 feet (26.97 meters)
DRAUGHT: 33.6 feet (10.24 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 30,000 tons
PROPULSION: 18 x Yarrow boilers feeding 2 x Steam turbines developing 40,000 horsepower to 4 x Shafts.
SPEED (SURFACE): 22 knots (25 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 6,995 nautical miles (8,050 miles; 12,955 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



8 x 15" (381mm) /42 caliber main guns in four twin-gunned turrets.
14 x BL 6" (152.4mm) Mk XII secondary guns in single-gunned emplacements.
2 x QF 3" (76.20mm) 20 cwt Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns in single-gunned emplacements.
4 x 47mm AA guns in single-gunned emplacements.
4 x 21 (533mm) torpedo tubes.
AIR WING



None.




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