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Coordinates: 58°55′44″N 2°59′09″W / 58.92889°N 2.98583°W / 58.92889; -2.98583 (HMS Royal Oak)

HMS Royal Oak (08).jpg
Royal Oak at anchor in 1937
History
Unitit Kinrick
Name: Royal Oak
Bigger: Devonport Royal Dockyard
Cost: £2,468,269
Laid doun: 15 Januar 1914
Launched: 17 November 1914
Commissioned: 1 Mey 1916
Identification: Pennant nummer: 08
Nickname(s): The Mighty Oak
Fate: Sunk bi U-47, 14 October 1939
Status: Pertectit war graff
General chairacteristics (as built)
Cless an teep: Revenge-cless battleship
Displacement:
  • 29,970 long tons (30,450 t)
  • 31,130 long tons (31,630 t) (Deep load)
Lenth: 620 ft 7 in (189.2 m)
Beam: 88 ft 6 in (27.0 m)
Draucht: 33 ft 7 in (10.2 m) (Deep load)
Installed pouer:
Propulsion:
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)
Range: 7,000 nmi (12,960 km; 8,060 mi) at 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph)
Crew: 909
Airmament:
Airmour:

HMS Royal Oak was one of five Revenge-cless battleships built for the Royal Navy during the First World War. On 14 October 1939, Royal Oak wis anchored at Scapa Flow in Orkney, Scotland, whan she wis torpedoed bi the German submarine U-47. O Royal Oak's complement o 1,234 men an boys, 833 war killt that nicht or dee'd later o thair wounds.