Allied Warships


Royal Sovereign class

5 ships

The battleship HMS Royal Sovereign (05) of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

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. 

Royal Navy Royal Navy ships of the Royal Sovereign class

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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)

5 Battleships of the Royal Sovereign class. 1 of them was lost.

Full wartime service history on this vessel.

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

14 Oct 1939HMS Royal OakSunkU-47

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