Allied Warships


Nelson class

2 ships

The battleship HMS Rodney (29) of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

Displacement33730 BRT 
Length710 feet 
Complement1314 men 
9 16" guns (3x3)
12 6" guns (6x2)
6 4.7" AA guns (6x1)
24 2pdr AA (3x8)
8 .5" AA (2x4)
2 aircraft
1 catapult 
Max speed23 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 4 shafts 
Power45000 HP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Nelson class

Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Nelson (28)
HMS Rodney (29)

2 Battleships of the Nelson class.

Full wartime service history on this vessel.

See all Battleship classes.

Nelson class ships hit by U-boats (1)

4 Dec 1939HMS NelsonDamagedU-31

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