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HMS Ajax - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Ajax

Name : HMS Ajax
Laid Down : 27th February 1911
Launched : 21st March 1912
Completed : 31st October 1913
Type : Battleship
Class : King George V
Builder : Scotts
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Sold for scrap 14th November 1926.

HMS Ajax served at the Battle of Jutland. and remained in service until 1924. HMS Ajax was scrapped in November 1926. 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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HMS Ajax, 1913.


HMS Ajax, c.1924.


HMS Ajax


HMS Ajax at Malta.


HMS Ajax


HMS Ajax


HMS Ajax.


HMS Ajax.

Timeline Entries :


January 1910 - Ordered
27th February 1911 - Laid down at Scotts' shipyard at Greenock
21st March 1912 - Launched
31st October 1913 - Commissioned
19th January 1914 - Arrived Vigo
16th April 1914 - Arrived Plymouth from Portland
8th August 1914 - 2nd Battle Squadron in Home Waters
27th October 1914 - Sailed Greenock
16th December 1914 - Participated in the Scarborough Raid
31st May 1916 - Took part in the Battle of Jutland
31st May 1916 - Capt. G.H. Baird in Command
1st June 1919 - 4th Battle Squadron, Mediterranean Fleet
11th June 1919 - Paid off at Plymouth
12th June 1919 - Recommissioned at Plymouth
19th February 1920 - Flagship of Admiral Sir John M. de Robeck
23rd October 1920 - At Malta
4th April 1921 - Arrived Constantinople
27th December 1921 - Sailed Malta for Gibraltar
5th February 1922 - Capt. H. Ralph Crooke in Command
6th February 1922 - At Constantinople
6th February 1922 - Capt. George Trewby in Command
24th April 1925 - Capt. L.W. Braithwaite in Command
9th November 1926 - Sold For Scrap

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Last edited : 15:49, October 12, 2012
By : DataStream

First Added : 13:07, January 29, 2011
By : kc


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