Study of Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger by William Wyllie. Watercolour with graphite, c. 1916. Shown with her 13.5-inch guns at maximum elevation, trained to starboard. 6 more words
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Study of Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Lion by William Wyllie. Watercolour with graphite, c. 1916-17. Shown with her main armament (13.5-inch guns) trained to starboard. In collection of National Maritime Museum.
Author’s note: Before we move on to the 3rd and final chapter I need to make a slight correction and an addition to the first two parts. 3,415 more words
In it’s original form Design 150 had a 5”/127mm belt and eight 14”/356mm guns (nothing special so far) but could make an astinishing 35 knots with it’s 218.000 SHP and at the same time had a range of an excellent 12.000 nautical miles. 3,120 more words