HMS Resolution

The Ship

HMS Resolution, Royal Navy Pre-Dreadnought steel armoured battleship of the Royal Sovereign Class, built by Palmer and Jarrow, part of the Naval Defence Act Programme of 1890. Launched 28th May 1892. Commissioned at Portsmouth in December in 1893 and served in the Channel Squadron. In her last years she served in home waters 1911-1913 and was eventually scrapped on 2nd April 1914.

Displacement: 14,150 tons. Horse power: 13,000. Length: 380 ft. Beam: 75ft. Draught: 27' 6". Armament: four 67 ton in two armoured barbettes. Partial belt of 18 inch thick armour. Speed 17.9 knots.

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Postally used 15 Feb 1912.


Postally used 17 Jul 1905
Postcard series: B.B. London
Series number: 63


Postally used 24 Dec 1905.


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