Allied Warships


Royal Sovereign class

5 ships

The battleship HMS Royal Sovereign (05) of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

Displacement29150 BRT 
Length620.5 feet (oa) 
Complement1146 men 
Armament8 15" guns (4x2)
12 6" guns (12x1)
8 4" AA guns (4x2)
16 2pdr AA (2x8)
8 .5" AA (2x4)
1 aircraft
1 catapult 
Max speed21.5 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 4 shafts 
Power40000 SHP 
Notes on classThese ships were modified between the wars but not as extensive as the Queen Elizabeth-class ships. During the war the Anti-Aircraft armament was increased. 

All ships of the Royal Sovereign class

Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Ramillies (07)
HMS Resolution (09)
HMS Revenge (06)
HMS Royal Oak (08) Lost on 14 Oct 1939
HMS Royal Sovereign (05) (Became the Soviet battleship Arkhangelsk)

Soviet Navy Soviet Navy (more on Soviet Navy)

Arkhangelsk (ex. HMS Royal Sovereign)

5 Battleships (6 names) of the Royal Sovereign class. 1 of them was lost.

Full wartime service history on this vessel.

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Royal Sovereign class ships hit by U-boats (1)

14 Oct 1939HMS Royal OakSunkU-47

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