HMS Warrior

North Sea,Europe

The armored cruiser HMS Warrior was built in Wales in England and launched in 1905.She stood ready two years later and was put in service for Home Fleet until 1913 and then sent to the Mediterranean. After the outbreak of world war one she was stationed in Devonport and 1st Cruiser squadron. She battled the German fleet in the Battle of Jutland 31.May 1916 and was hit at least fifteen times by 280mm grenades and a further six hits by 150mm grenades. Heavily damaged she was taken in tow but sank on her way back to England the following morning. The wreck was found in August 2016 and lies upside-down on a depth of 76 to 80 meter.


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HMS Warrior

505,4 x 73,6 x 27,6 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
12590 displ
Pembroke ( UK )
Devonport ( UK )

57° 38′ 57.6″ N, 2° 56′ 54.61″ E
( Source: Wikimedia )



Picture: HMS Warrior
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Last updated: July 2019