Hood class battlecruisers (RN, 1918)

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specifications

Displacement: 42,670t load; 45,200t deep load
Dimensions: 262.1m oa × 31.7m × 8.7m
Machinery: 4-shaft Brown-Curtis geared turbines, 24 Yarrow boilers, 144,000shp = 31kts. Oil 4000t. Range 4000nm at 10kts
Armour: Belt 12in-5in (300mm-130mm), bulkhead 5in-4in (130mm-100mm), barbettes 12in-5in (300mm-130mm), turret faces 15in (380mm) CT 11in-9in (280mm-230mm), decks 3in-1&frac21;in (100mm-50mm)
Armament: 8-15in (38.1cm)/42cal Mk I (4×2), 12-5.5in (14cm)/50cal BL Mk I, 4-4in (10.2cm)/45cal QF Mk V AA, 4-3pdr (47mm), 6-21in (53.3cm) TT (2 sub beam; 4 aw beam)
Complement: 1477

units

Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
Hood John Brown 31 May 1916 22 Aug 1918 May 1920 24 May 1941 sunk off Greenland by shell hit from Bismarck
Rodney Fairfield 9 Oct 1916 1918 cancelled
Howe Cammell Laird 16 Oct 1916 1918 cancelled
Anson Armstrong 9 Nov 1917 1918 cancelled