HMS Queen Mary


The battle cruiser HMS Queen Mary was laid down at Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Company in 1911 and launched the year after. She participated in the battle of Heliogoland in August 1914 and at the battle of Jutland in June 1916. At Jutland she was hit by fire from the German ships SMS Derfflinger og SMS Seydlitz and the ammunition storage was hit and exploded. She sank after 90 seconds together with 1266 men. The wreck was found in 1991 on a depth of 45 to 60 meter.

Former names:
HMS Queen Mary

703,6 x 89,1 x 32,4 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
27200 displ
Jarrow ( UK ) 1912
Scapa Flow ( UK )

Picture: HMS Queen Mary
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