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From: Paul Benyon <>
Subject: Re: [WW1] Ships of WW1
Date: Sun, 02 May 2004 09:24:52 +0100
Firstly the HMS VICTORY was then the RN Barracks at Portsmouth, now
known as HMS NELSON. I believe that VICTORY (Ship) was only used for
Admin purposes at this time.
HMS COLLINGWOOD - was launched at Devonport in 1908 ; displaced
19,250 tons, was 500 feet long, and capable of 21 knots. Her
complement was 769 officers and men. She carried thirty guns, with the
main armament of 10 twelve-inch in five turrets. Sold December 1922 -
for what is stated about her per Janes Fighting Ships for 1919 see:
I have the following brief notes for her
Aug 1914 First Battle Squadron, Home Fleet
1919 Gunnery Training Ships - Turret Drill
HMS ROXBURGH was a cruiser 10,850 ton cruiser of the Devonshire Class,
which was completed in 1913 l armament 4 x 7.5" ; 6 x 6" ; 20 x 3 pdr
notes: for Janes description see:
12 Feb 1913 Completed to full crew at Devonport,
Aug 1914 Third Cruiser Squadron, Home Fleet
1919 For Sale.
On Sun, 2 May 2004 16:00:55 +1000, "Jeff Butler"
> Looking for information about three ships Collingwood,Victory and the
>Roxburgh ( that name is faded and hard to read )