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Battleship histories. Royal naval battleship HMS Bellerophon,. Battleship website dedicated to the history of HMS Bellerophon from its launch to its participation in major wars. Also a notice board for naval enthusiasts and families of ex-crew of HMS Bellerophon.

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

HMS  Bellerophon (pictured right nearing completion).  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.

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 Bellerophon - Name History

The fourth ?Bellerophon? is a 26-gun turbine battleship, launched at Portsmouth in 1907.  She is of 18,6000 tons, 23,000 horsepower, and 21 knots speed.  Her length, beam, and draught were 490ft, 82ft, and 27ft.

HMS Bellerophon

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HMS Bellerophon, 1909.

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HMS Bellerophon, 1918.

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HMS Bellerophon.

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HMS Bellerophon

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