British Royal Navy

British Royal Navy - The British Royal Navy 1660-...

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The British Royal Navy 1660- Established as the formal naval force of England Most powerful navy in the word Had unparalleled advantage in Shipbuilding capacity.
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HMS Warrior (1861) Highlighted Britain's industrial power Worlds first iron-hulled armored-plated warship Brought together a series of technological innovations HMS Warrior Statistics (1861) Period in service: 1861 - 1883 Displacement: 9,210 tons Length: 128m / 420ft (overall) Beam: 18m / 58ft Complement: 705 Speed: 14.5kts Armament: 26 muzzle-loading 68 pounders4 muzzle-loading 70 pounders 10 breech-loading rifled 110 pounders Armour: 114mm (4.5 inch) belt Sister Ship: HMS Black Prince
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HMS Dreadnought (1906) “Dread nought” i.e “fear nothing but god” Best armed and fastest battleship in the world Name became associated with an entire class of ships Displacement: 45,000 tons Length: 527 ft.
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