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HMS Audacious |
Laid Down : 23rd March 1911
Launched : 14th September 1912
Completed : 15th October 1913
Type : Battleship
Class : King George V
Builder : Cammell Laird
Country : UK
Fate : Mined on 27th October 1914. Sunk 28th October 1914.
HMS Audacious was built by Cammell Laird, laid down 23rd March 1911, launched 14th September 1912 and commissioned into the Royal Navy 15th October 1913. On 27th October 1914, off the coast of Northern Ireland, HMS Audacious struck a mine and after unsuccessful salvage attempts, HMS Audacious sank the following day. Displacement: 23,400 Speed: 21.0 knots Compliment: 870 and up to 1,110 in 1916 Armament: Ten 13.5-inch guns in pairs and sixteen 4 -inch guns (twelve 4-inch guns after 1917). Two 3 inch Anti Aircraft Gun replaced with 4-inch anti aircraft gun from 1917.
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Timeline Entries :
February 1911 - Laid down
14th September 1912 - Launched
March 1913 - Commissioned
19th January 1914 - Arrived Vigo
March 1914 - Flagship of Admiral Warrender
8th August 1914 - 2nd Battle Squadron in Home Waters
27th October 1914 - Sailed Greenock
27th October 1914 - Mined
HMS Audacious Artwork Collection
Saving the Crew of Audacious by W L Wyllie.
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Last edited : 15:48, October 12, 2012
By : DataStream
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