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HMS Conqueror - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Conqueror

Name : HMS Conqueror
Laid Down : 5th April 1910
Launched : 1st May 1911
Completed : 1st December 1912
Type : Battleship
Class : Orion
Builder : Beardmore
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Scrapped 19th December 1922

HMS Conqueror was part of the Orion Class battlehips, the first super-dreadnoughts in the Royal Navy, built as part of the Naval programme of 1909. All four ships fought at the Battle of Jutland. The ships remained in service after the end of the great war but were discarded under the terms of the Washington Treaty. HMS Orion and HMS Conqueror were scrapped on 19th December 1922.

Displacement 22,600 tons
Speed 21.0 knots
Compliment 750 and up to 1,100 during wartime.
Armament: Ten 13.5-inch guns in pairs. and sixteen 4 -inch guns One 3 inch Anti Aircraft Gun before 1917 thereafter one 4-inch anti aircraft gun was added.

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HMS Conqueror, 1912.


HMS Conqueror, 1918.


HMS Conqueror, 1923.


HMS Conqueror


HMS Conqueror


HMS Conqueror.

Timeline Entries :


1st May 1911 - Launched
19th January 1914 - Arrived Vigo
16th April 1914 - Arrived Plymouth from Portland
18th June 1914 - Sailed Portland
2nd July 1914 - Arrived Portland
8th August 1914 - 2nd Battle Squadron in Home Waters
16th December 1914 - Participated in the Scarborough Raid
31st May 1916 - Took part in the Battle of Jutland
31st May 1916 - Capt. H.H. Tothill in Command
16th May 1919 - Arrived Plymouth
1st June 1919 - 3rd Battle Squadron, Home Fleet
24th June 1919 - Arrived Rosyth
21st July 1919 - Peace Sea Pageant - Southend
21st July 1919 - Capt. J.R. Seagrave in Command
23rd November 1920 - Capt. C.M. Staveley in Command
30th November 1920 - Sailed Portland for the Mediterranean
20th December 1920 - Arrived Portsmouth
December 1922 - Sold For Scrap

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The Conqueror Returns by Robert Barbour (AP)


2nd Battle Squadron at the Battle of Jutland by Randall Wilson.

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