Bellerophon Class

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Battleship histories. Royal naval battleship HMS Bellerophon, HMS Temeraire and HMS Superb. 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.

The Bellerophon Class battleships, were slightly improved versions of HMS Dreadnaught. Launched during 1907 and Commissioned in 1909.

HMS  Bellerophon.  Built at Portsmouth Dockyard. 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.

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. Finally scrapped in 1922.

HMS Temeraire. 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. and Finally scrapped in 1922.

Displacement: 18,800 tons.   Speed: 21 knots.   Armament: Ten 12 inch guns in pairs, sixteen 4 inch quickfiring guns, four 3pdr guns, three 18 inch guns and 3 torpedo tubes.   Compliment: 733

HMS BELLEROPHON 27TH JULY 1907 SOLD FOR SCRAP 8TH NOVEMBER 1921.
HMS SUPERB 7TH NOVEMBER 1907 SOLD FOR SCRAP 12TH DECEMBER 1923.
HMS TEMERAIRE 24TH AUGUST 1907 SOLD FOR SCRAP 7TH DECEMBER 1921.

HMS Superb

HMS Superb, 1910.

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HMS Superb, 1909.

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HMS Superb, 1918.

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HMS Superb

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Crew of HMS Superb c.1913.

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HMS Superb

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HMS Superb.

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HMS Temeraire

HMS Temeraire

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HMS Temeraire

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HMS Temeraire.

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HMS Temeraire.

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HMS Temeraire.

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HMS Temeraire, 1909.

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HMS Temeraire

HMS Temeraire.