Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,408 pages of information and 245,908 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

HMS Revenge

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

1915 The 12th naval vessel to carry the name Revenge, HMS Revenge was launched at Barrow-in-Furness, the lead ship of the Revenge class of battleships. She was commissioned in 1916, just before the battle of Jutland.

1948 she was placed on the disposal list, being sold for scrap four months later. Some of her gun turret rack-and-pinion gearing was reused in the 76 metre diameter Mark I radio telescope built at Jodrell Bank, Cheshire, in the mid-1950s.

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Sources of Information

  • HMS Revenge [1]