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  HMS Bellerophon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first Bellerophon was a 74-gun third-rate launched in 1786, a prison ship from 1815 (where she became famous for transporting Napoleon), renamed Captivity in 1824, and sold in 1836.
The second Bellerophon was an early battleship, launched in 1865, renamed Indus III in 1904 and used for training, then sold in 1922.
The third Bellerophon was a dreadnought battleship that was launched in 1907, fought at the Battle of Jutland in 1916, and sold for breakup in 1921.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Bellerophon   (161 words)

  
 H Dockyard 2
HMS Wizard of 1830 was lost on the Seal Bank off Berehaven in February 1859, the Skylark of 1826 was wrecked on the Isle of Wight in April 1845 and the Spey of 1827 was lost on Racoon Key in the Bahamas in November 1840.
HMS Thais of 1829 was lost on passage from Falmouth to Halifax in December 1833 and the Camilla of 1847 in September 1860 off Japan.
The composite gunvessel HMS Gnat, christened by Miss Mirehouse of Angle in the dark on 26 November 1867, was wrecked within a year when she ran aground on Balabac Island in the China Seas on 15 November 1868.
www.pembrokedock.org /h_dockyard_2.htm   (9271 words)

  
 HMS Bellerophon (1907) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Bellerophon was a dreadnought of the Royal Navy, the lead ship of her class, built in Portsmouth and launched 27 July 1907, and which fought at the Battle of Jutland in 1916.
She entered the reserve fleet in 1919, was sold for scrap in 1921 and finally scrapped in 1923.
See HMS Bellerophon for other ships of this name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Bellerophon_(1907)   (112 words)

  
 HMS_Dreadnought_(1906)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The sixth HMS Dreadnought of the British Royal Navy was the first battleship to have a uniform main battery, rather than having a secondary battery of similar sized guns.
After further trials and construction of two turbine powered torpedo boats, HMS Viper and HMS Cobra, the Admiralty confirmed in 1905 that future Royal Navy vessels were to be turbine powered.
Dreadnought was commissioned for trials in December 1906, and in January 1907 she sailed for the Mediterranean Sea and then to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
www.buyitfast.org /q/HMS_Dreadnought_(1906)   (2139 words)

  
 HMS Bellerophon 1907
Battleship website dedicated to the history of HMS Bellerophon from its launch to its participation in major wars.
The Bellerophon was at the Battle of Jutland and entered the reserve fleet after the Great war in September 1919, and finally scrapped in 1923.
The fourth “Bellerophon” is a 26-gun turbine battleship, launched at Portsmouth in 1907.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /hms_bellerophon.htm   (782 words)

  
 Bellerophon class battleship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Bellerophon class consisted of three ships built in 1906 and 1907 for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.
Visually the only difference to the HMS Dreadnought was a second tripod mast.
In design, the three Bellerophons (and the subsequent three St Vincent class) were near-repeats of the Dreadnought, with detailed design flaws fixed.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/B/Bellerophon-class-battleship.htm   (377 words)

  
 HMS Dreadnought (1906) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
After further trials and construction of two turbine powered torpedo boats, HMS Viper and HMS Cobra, the (The department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)) Admiralty confirmed in 1905 that future Royal Navy vessels were to be turbine powered.
Dreadnought had originally been built to show other navies the futility of attempting to go toe-to-toe with the Royal Navy, but as in the past (see (additional info and facts about HMS Warrior) HMS Warrior for instance), the Navy underestimated the German fleet's desire to maintain parity.
Far less involved with the details of politics and more with personalities of commanders this report of naval actions and theaters may be of more interest to students of military history.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hm/hms_dreadnought_(1906)2.htm   (1866 words)

  
 HMS Bellerophon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The first HMS Bellerophon was a 74-gun ship of the line launched in 1786 on the River Medway near Chatham.
She achieved further fame in 1815 when she carried Napoleon from the Ile d'Aix to Plymouth before he was transferred to the HMS Northumberland and taken into exile on St Helena.
A later HMS Bellerophon was a Dreadnought battleship built in about 1908 which fought at the Battle of Jutland in 1916.
www.freeglossary.com /HMS_Bellerophon   (436 words)

  
 The RAYNHAM Family History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prior to service with HMS Bellerophon Charles appears to have commissioned a painting of himself, below is a photographic copy of the painting.
HMS Bellerophon, a battleship was launched on the 27 July 1907 and was built at Portsmouth Dockyard.
Research has unearthed one reference to HMS Bellerophon when her captain, E. Bruen provides a small comment that a cruiser was on fire to the north east of the Bellerophon on the night of the Battle of Jutland, 31 May 1916.
www.raynham.org /nucleus/plugins/print/print.php?itemid=22   (1432 words)

  
 The American Battleship Revolution, 1906 - AlternateHistory.com Discussion Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Unfortunately for the Royal Navy, this display occurred a week after HMS Dreadnought had made the scene, the upstart Americans making her obsolete mere days after she was seen as the greatest warship on earth.
Perhaps HMS Dreadnought is launched with 12in guns, but I wouldn't be surprised to see Vickers-Armstrong showing up quickly with either 13.5in or 14in guns in time for the second class of British dreadnoughts.
I would suggest that Bellerophon would be redesigned to permit a 10 gun broadside, probably something close to HMS Hercules/Colossus in layout.
www.alternatehistory.com /discussion/showthread.php?t=2762   (3314 words)

  
 Bellerophon Class
Battleship website dedicated to the history of HMS Bellerophon, HMS Temeraire and HMS Superb from their launch to their participation in major wars also notice board for families of ex-crew of HMS Bellerophon HMS Temeraire and HMS Superb.
HMS Superb, Built by Armstrong, Elswick, HMS Superb was at the Battle of Jutland, and was also the first Royal navy Flagship to enter the Black Sea during the Turkish Operations she stayed there from 1916 to 1919 After the war she was placed in reserve and then used as a target ship during 1920.
Built by Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth HMS Temeraire took part in the Battle of Jutland and after the war she became a cadet training ship in from September 1919 to April 1921.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /bellerophon_class.htm   (867 words)

  
 HMS NELSON BATTLESHIP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
HMS DUKE OF YORK 1940 KING GEORGE V CLASS
HMS KING GEORGE V 1939 KING GEORGE V CLASS
HMS SIR THOMAS PICTON 1915 LORD CLIVE CLASS
www.homestead.com /nelson1/BRITISHBATTLESHIPS.html   (77 words)

  
 HMS Temeraire (1907) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
HMS Temeraire (1907) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
HMS Temeraire was a (additional info and facts about Bellerophon-class) Bellerophon-class (Large and heavily armoured warship) battleship in the (additional info and facts about Royal Navy) Royal Navy that was commissioned on August 24, 1907.
It was sold for scrap December 7, 1921
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hm/hms_temeraire_(1907)2.htm   (89 words)

  
 Bellerophon Class Battleship - HMS St Vincent, Vanguard, Collingwood
HMS St Vincent the third and final class of the basic Dreadnought layout.
One of the problems during this period was that a new class could be designed before the previous class had entered service so that problems with a previous design may not have been learnt yet.
The improved main armament guns were a disappointment as the higher velocities led to greater barrel wear and there was greater dispersion (spread) of the shells.
www.worldwar1.co.uk /battleship/hms-st-vincent.html   (276 words)

  
 Bellerophon Class Battleship - HMS Bellerophon, HMS Superb, HMS Temeraire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
June-September 1917 served as second flagship 4th Battle Squadron whilst HMS Colossus in refit.
May 1916 served as flagship 4th Battle Squadron whilst HMS Emperor of India in refit.
It was not expected at the time of construction that these guns would be manned during a fleet action as it was felt that no Admiral would order such an attack during an action as it would interfere with the main action, the torpedo boats being used either before or after the main action.
www.worldwar1.co.uk /battleship/hms-bellerophon.html   (389 words)

  
 Lots 161-240   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Note: the "Duilio" was a turret ship laid down in 1873 and one of the most powerful warships of the day.
The "Staunch" was involved in mopping-up operations after the second Opium War.The Staunch was one of 98 such gunboats ordered, 32 of these were broken up after only 10 years as they had been built of unseasoned timber.
from Holmwood to HMS "Penguin" at Sydney and an 1897 env.
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 Battle of Jutland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Regarding ships that could fight again at the end of that day, the British had twenty-four dreadnoughts and battlecruisers ready to fight while the Germans had only ten, so the British still had command of the sea.
By this time, however, Jellicoe had been promoted to First Sea Lord and Beatty to command of the Grand Fleet; the report, which indirectly placed part of the blame for the disaster on the fleet's officers, was suppressed.
Account of Jutland by Captain Alexander Grant, a gunner aboard HMS Lion.
www.peacelink.de /keyword/Battle_of_Jutland.php   (3942 words)

  
 HMS Bellerophon - TheBestLinks.com - Battleship, Battle of Jutland, Royal Navy, Ship, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
HMS Bellerophon - TheBestLinks.com - Battleship, Battle of Jutland, Royal Navy, Ship,...
HMS Bellerophon, Battleship, Battle of Jutland, Royal Navy, Ship, 1865, 1907...
This is a disambiguation page, i.e., a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
www.thebestlinks.com /HMS_Bellerophon.html   (209 words)

  
 British 12"/45 (30.5 cm) Mark X
A Vickers design used on the famous British battleship HMS Dreadnought, which was the first battleship completed with an "all big gun" main armament.
Thus, these last British "pre-dreadnoughts" were actually completed two years after their design was obsoleted by HMS Dreadnought.
Besides their use on capital ships, a further three guns with four spares were mounted as coastal artillery in Belgium during World War I. Consisted of nickel-steel inner A and A tubes, full length wire, B tube and overlapping jacket.
www.navweaps.com /Weapons/WNBR_12-45_mk10.htm   (761 words)

  
 Royal Navy (RN) Officers 1939-1945  -  M
HMS President (for study of foreign languages; for 4 months' study in Italy)
Gunnery Officer, HMS Sussex (cruiser) (and as Squadron Gunnery Officer) (Mediterranean)
HMS Vernon (torpedo school and experimental establishment, Portsmouth, later training establishment, Brighton):
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 Royal Navy (RN) Officers 1939-1945  -  B
HMS Douglas (flotilla leader) (Mediterranean) (and for duty with submarines)
CO HMS Orion (cruiser) (and later as Flag Captain and Chief Staff Officer to Vice-Admiral Commanding Light Forces and Second-in- Command Mediterranean Fleet)
HMS Attentive 2 (for duty at Dunkirk as Gunnery Officer)
jnh.nce.buttobi.net /RN_officersB.html   (599 words)

  
 Colonial Wargames - Victorian Artillery Data - Later Breech Loading Artillery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Used aboard HMS Thunderer, HMS Devastation, HMS Barfleur, and HMS Centurion, and as the secondary armament of HMS Sans Pareil.
Used aboard HMS Thunderer and as the secondary armament of HMS Victoria.
Used aboard HMS Bellerophon and the Royal Navy's Gunnery School gunboats HMS Bustard, HMS Bonetta, HMS Pike, and HMS Snap.
www.colonialwargames.org.uk /Miscellany/Weapons/Artillery/LBL.htm   (865 words)

  
 eBay.co.uk - battleships, battleships Postcards, Transportation, Military, Topographical British items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
HMS King Edward V11 - Battleship -- WW1- Mined Sank 
HMS Temeraire -- Battleship -- WW1 -- 1914 
HMS Monarch -- Dreadnought Battleship -- WW1 -- TUCKS 
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 Trenches on the Web - Timeline: 1905-1914 - The Dreadnought Race
The British completion of the HMS Dreadnought on 1-Oct-1906, brought very unexpected results.
HMS Dreadnought represented a true terror weapon of the day whose speed, armament, and firepower obsoleted every other battleship then in existence.
Rather than give Britain's large navy an even bigger advantage over Germany's small coastal fleet, it put them on an almost equal footing overnight, really only one battleship ahead.
www.worldwar1.com /tldread.htm   (231 words)

  
 Radetzky Models   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Erherzog Franz Ferdinand was the first ship of the class, laid down September 12, 1907.
HMS Indomitable, Inflexible, Invincible, Bellerophon, Temeraire and St Vincent had already been launched; and Superb and Collingwood were on the ways.
NNT’s treatment of this feature is of special interest to me. I have built the IS SMS Seydlitz and have an unbuilt Steel Navy HMS Dreadnought, both in 1:350 scale.
www.steelnavy.com /Radetzky.htm   (2120 words)

  
 World Battleships List: Royal Navy Dreadnoughts
Laid down 6 Feb 1907, launched 7 Nov 1907, completed 5/1909.
Laid down 1 Jan 1907, launched 24 Aug 1907, completed 5/1909.
Laid down 30 Dec 1907, launched 10 Sept 1908, completed 5/1909.
www.hazegray.org /navhist/battleships/rn_dr.htm   (3135 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
When HMS Bellerophon dropped anchor in Tor Bay on 24th July to await instructions, his hopes began to fade as he heard for the first time that his final destination could be the remote island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic.
After a few days, some of Bellerophon's sailors, caught up in the drama of it all, furnished themselves with a flboard and chalks, by which means they kept the public informed of their imperial passenger's movements.
Officers and sailors on the Bellerophon were now his open admirers; they even performed a play for his amusement.
unseen.nlb-online.co.uk /textpages/talesofolddevon.txt   (23961 words)

  
 Royal Navy Battleships
Since time immemorial, British warship names have been prefixed with "HMS", which stands for His Majesty's Ship or Her Majesty's Ship, depending on whether a king or queen is currently reigning.
The Germans claim a tactical victory, but the battle is a strategic victory for the Royal Navy, which forced the High Seas Fleet had to retreat, and maintained their blockade of Germany.
10 December 1941:HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse are sunk by Japanese torpedo bombers near Singapore.
home.att.net /~wellsbrothers/Battleships/RNBBtable.html   (1177 words)

  
 History of CHS
In December 1857, he was a 'Master Assistant' to Capt. H.C. Otter, R.N., HMS PORCUPINE, Survey of the West Coast of Scotland; and in 1858 Capt. Otter was sent to Newfoundland where he took part in survey operations in connection with the laying of the first Atlantic cable in Bull's Arm, Trinity Bay.
When the Admiralty oceanographic vessel HMS CHALLENGER was in Australia during her world cruise Second Master Boulton had the honour of being enlisted as one of her officers, from October 1st, 1866 to June 1867, and as usual "additional for Surveying Duties".
On October 28th, the BAYFIELD reached Owen Sound for her first wintering for hydrographic ships in the Great Lakes, because in the early years of the Survey it was "the nearest harbour containing a dry-dock and other facilities for docking".
www.canfoh.org /Intro&Hist/history_of_chs1.htm   (17439 words)

  
 RHS BRONZE 1909
July 1909, a man fell overboard from HMS Skirmisher in the Thames at Rotherhithe, there being a depth of 30 feet and a strong tide running.
October 1907, a Chinese quartermaster fell overboard from the same vessel into the Ta Kaing river, China.
September 1909, a man fell overboard from HMS Bellerophon at Cromerty, the sea being rather rough with a 3-knot tide running.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~tamarnet/bronz09s.htm   (4484 words)

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