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HMS King George V

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July 1919. Fleet at Southend: Furious, Queen Elizabeth, Lion, Tiger, Barham, Valiant, Malaya, Revenge, Royal Oak, Royal Sovereign, King George V, Erin and Conqueror.

Built at Portsmouth Dockyard.

1911 launched. Together with sister ships HMS Ajax, HMS Audacious and HMS Centurion formed one of the most powerful divisions of the Grand Fleet.

1926 - December. Sold for scrap, and broken up at Rostyh by the Alloa Shipbreaking Co in 1927.[1]

Another battleship that bore this name was launched in 1939

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1926/12/24
  • King George V [1]