Lion class battlecruisers (RN, 1910)

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specifications

Displacement: 26,270t load; 29,680t deep load
Dimensions: 213.4m × 27.0m × 8.4m
Machinery: 4-shaft Parsons turbines, 42 Yarrow boilers, 70,000shp = 27kts. Coal 3500t, oil 1135t. Range 5610nm at 10kts
Armour: 9in-4in (230mm-100mm) belt, 4in (100mm) bulkhead, 9in-3in (230mm-75mm) barbettes, 9in (230mm) turret faces, 10in (250mm) CT, 2½in-1in (65mm-25mm) decks
Armament: 8-13.5in (34.3cm)/45cal Mk V (4×2), 16-4in (10.2cm)/50cal Mk VII, 4-3pdr (47mm), 2-21in (53.3cm) TT sub (beam)
Complement: 997

units

Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
Lion Devonport DYd 29 Sept 1909 6 Aug 1910 May 1912 Jan 1924 sold for BU
Princess Royal Vickers 2 May 1910 24 Apr 1911 Nov 1912 Dec 1922 sold for BU