British World War 2 Battleships (1939-1945) - Royal Navy
Always on the cutting edge of naval design, the British Royal Navy pressed many battleship types into service during World War 2 with generally favorable results.There are a total of 11 British World War 2 Battleships (1939-1945) - Royal Navy in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
A veteran of World War 1, HMS Barham fought on into World War 2 until torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-331...
HMS Prince of Wales was part of the force credited with sinking the German battleship KMS Scharnhorst during action...
HMS Hood was lost to action against the fabled KMS Bismarck battleship on May 24th, 1941, in the Battle of Denmark ...
HMS Nelson led her class of two that was notable for its installation of all main armament ahead of the bridge....
HMS Prince of Wales was partially responsible for the containment and eventual sinking of the KMS Bismarck....
HMS Queen Elizabeth became a veteran of World War 1 and served the Royal Navy throughout the interwar years and, ul...
HMS Roberts led the two-strong Roberts-class of monitors for the British Royal Navy during World War 2 - she was gi...
HMS Rodney made up the second of the two-strong Nelson-class, noted for mounting all of their main armament ahead o...
HMS Royal Sovereign battleship served the British Royal Navy through both World Wars and was leased to the Soviet N...