HMS Resolution

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Battleship histories. Royal naval battleship HMS Resolution. Battleship website dedicated to the history of HMS Resolution from launch to participation in major wars also notice board for families of ex-crew of HMS Resolution.

HMS Resolution was built by Palmers and launched 14th January 1915 and completed December 1916. and immediately joined the 1st battle squadron of the Grand Fleet. In April 1919 after the war joined the 2nd battle squadron Atlantic Fleet and became Flagship of the 1st battle squadron in The Mediterranean. During World war two she she served in the  Home Fleet on Atlantic Convoy duties 1939 - 1940 and in the US was refitted  1941. Joined the Eastern Fleet 1942 to 1943, and became a training ship in 1944 - 1945. Scrapped at Faslane, Scotland ion the 13th May 1948.

Displacement: 28,500 without bulges, 30,100   Speed: 21.0 knots   Compliment: 920     Armament: Eight 15-inch guns in pairs and fourteen 6 -inch guns.  Two 3 inch Anti Aircraft Guns.

HMS Resolution, July 1919.

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HMS Resolution, July 1919.

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HMS Resolution, July 1935.

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HMS Resolution, 1935.

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HMS Resolution, July 1935.

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HMS Resolution, with Fairey IIIF, 1938.

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HMS Resolution, July 1946.

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HMS Resolution.

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HMS Resolution.

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HMS Resolution.

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HMS Resolution.

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HMS Resolution

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HMS Resolution. 

HMS Resolution

HMS Resolution, 1921.

HMS Resolution - "Having a Nap in the Mediterranean Sun, Pollensa Bay"

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HMS Resolution.

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Walter Gray, of HMS Resolution. Contributed by his son.

Walter Gray served on HMS Resolution from 28th August 1942 to 28th February 1943.