Allied Warships

Battleships

Royal Sovereign class

5 ships


The battleship HMS Royal Sovereign of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeBattleship
Displacement29150 BRT 
Length620.5 feet (oa) 
Complement1146 men 
Armament8 15" guns (4x2)
12 6" guns (12x1)
8 4" AA guns (4x2)
16 2pdr AA (2x8)
8 .5" AA (2x4)
1 aircraft
1 catapult 
Max speed21.5 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 4 shafts 
Power40000 SHP 
Notes on classThese ships were modified between the wars but not as extensive as the Queen Elizabeth-class ships. During the war the Anti-Aircraft armament was increased. 


All ships of the Royal Sovereign class


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Ramillies (07)
HMS Resolution (09)
HMS Revenge (06)
HMS Royal Oak (08) Lost on 14 Oct 1939
HMS Royal Sovereign (05) (Became the Soviet battleship Arkhangelsk)


Soviet Navy (more on Soviet Navy)

Arkhangelsk (ex. HMS Royal Sovereign)


5 Battleships (6 names) of the Royal Sovereign class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Battleship classes.


Royal Sovereign class ships hit by U-boats (1)

14 Oct 1939HMS Royal OakSunkU-47

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