HMS Defence (1907)

Warship type: 
Warship class: 
Length: 
519 ft (158.2 m) overall
Beam: 
74.5 ft (22.7 m)
Draught: 
26 ft (7.9 m)
Laid down: 
1905 Feb 25
Launched Date: 
1907 Apr 24
Commissioned: 
1909 Feb 09
Fate: 
Sunk at the Battle of Jutland, 31 May 1916
Builder: 
Pembroke dockyard
HMS Defence at sea
Displacement: 
14,600 long tons (14,800 t)
Complement: 
779
Propulsion: 
2 shafts 2 Vertical triple-expansion steam engines
Speed: 
23 knots (43 km/h; 26 mph
Range: 
8,150 nmi (15,090 km; 9,380 mi) at 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph)
Armour: 
Belt: 3–6 in (76–152 mm) Deck: 1.5–2 in (38–51 mm) Barbettes: 7 in (178 mm) Gun turrets: 4.5–8 in (114–203 mm) Conning tower: 10 in (254 mm)
Armament: 
2 twin BL 9.2-inch Mk XI guns
10 × single BL 7.5-inch Mk V guns
16 single QF 12-pounder, 18 cwt guns
5 × 18-inch torpedo tubes
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