HMS Vanguard
HMS Vanguard

 

Type Battleship
Class Vanguard class
Units in class 1 - Vanguard
Armament 4 2 - BL 15-inch Mk I guns
8 2 - QF 5.25-inch Mk I dual purpose guns
10 6 - 40 mm Bofors AA guns
1 2 - 40 mm Bofors AA guns
11 1 - 40 mm Bofors AA guns
Armour Belt - 114356 mm
Deck - 64152 mm
Barbettes - 279330 mm
Gun turrets - 178330 mm
Conning tower - 5176 mm
Bulkheads - 102305 mm
Displacement 52.250 tons full load
Complement 1975
Engine 4 shafts 4 Parsons steam turbine sets
8 Admiralty 3-drum water-tube boilers
130.000shp
Speed 30 knots
Length 248m
Beam 33m
Draught 11m
Launched November 1944
Fate Sold for scrap 1960
Builder John Brown and Company, Clydebank, Scotland