HMS Duncan

Type:
Battleship
Class:
Duncan (Class Overview)
Builder:
Thames Ironworks &
Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.
Blackwall, London, England
Pennant Number:
N/A
Ordered:
N/A
Launched:
March 21, 1901
Keel Laid:
July 10, 1899
Commissioned:
October 3, 1903
Fate:
Sold Feb. 18, 1920 and scrapped.


Dimensions, machinery and performance

Length:
429'
Engines:
2 four cylinder vertically inverted triple expansion
Beam:
75' 6"
Boilers:
24 Belleville water tube type
Draft:
27 (max)
Shafts:
2
Displacement:
14,000 std
SHP:
18,000
Speed:
19 knots
Crew:
750
Range:
7,200 NM @ 10 knots


Armament As Built
Number Carried
Type
Arrangement
Maximum Range / Ceiling
4
12"/40 (305mm) Mk IX
twin turrets
26,500 yards @ 30° (15 miles)
with a 850 lb. armor piercing shell

12
6"/45 (152mm) BL
single mounts
17,870 yards @ 20° (10.1 miles)
with a 112 lb. HE shell

12
3"/40 (76.2MM) QF
single mounts
11,750 yards @ 40° (6.6 miles)
with a 12.9 lb. HE shell

4
18" (450mm)
torpedo tubes
all submerged
800 yards @ 26.5 knots
118 lb. wet gun-cotton warhead


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