Battleship



HMS Victorious


ClassMajestic
Type1st Class pre-Dreadnought Battleship
Builtat Chatham, 1895
Speed17 knots
Weight14,900
Armament12 x 6 inch Guns, 16 x 12 pdr Guns, 12 x 3 pdr Guns, 5 Torpedo Tubes
Crew672
FateShe was sold in 1922 and broken up in 1923.
NotesDespite the class speed of 17 knots, HMS Victorious actually managed to attain a speed of 18.7 knots making the her joint fastest with the Caeser of her class. She spent World War I defending the river Humber.


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by Stephen Luscombe