HMS Ramillies

The Ship

Scrapped 1948

HMS Ramillies, built at Beardmore and completed at Cammell Laird. HMS Ramillies was launched on the 12th September 1916. During World War Two. HMS Ramillies took part in the bombardment of Bardia, August 18th 1940. She also took part in the Battle of Cape Teudada. On the 7th May 1942 in the bombardment of Diego Saurez (Madagascar) she was torpedoed by Japanese midget submarine on the 30th May 1942. After repairs she took part in the bombardment of German positions during D-Day as well as bombardment of Southern France.

She was scrapped at Cairn Ryan on the 23rd April 1948, and finally scrapping Ramillies Hull was finished at Troon October 1949.

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