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Name Official number Flag IMO
REPULSE    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1916  08/01/1916  18/08/1916 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval   Steel Steam Turbine 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  443 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 32740 disp 750 ft 2 in  90 ft    27 ft 
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
4 shaft Brown-Curtis Turbines, 42 Babcock & Wilcox boilers, oil, 112,000shp giving 32 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Grand Fleet for remainder of WW1
Atlantic and Mediterranean Fleets between the Wars. Acted as Royal Yacht for Royal Tour of Canada in May 1939.
Home Fleet 1939
East Indies 1941.

Battle Honours: NORWAY 1940 - ATLANTIC 1940 - BISMARCK Action 1941  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Air Attack 10/12/1941 
Disposal Detail
Sunk along with HMS Prince of Wales by Japanese air attack off Malaya with the loss of 508 of her complement.
The wreck sites are classified as Protected Places.  
 

 



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