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HMS Queen Elizabeth

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1913.
1913.
July 1919.
July 1919.
July 1919. Fleet at Southend: Furious, Queen Elizabeth, Lion, Tiger, Barham, Valiant, Malaya, Revenge, Royal Oak, Royal Sovereign, King George V, Erin and Conqueror.



1913 Built by Portsmouth Dockyard, the lead ship of the Queen Elizabeth-class of dreadnought battleships, named in honour of Elizabeth I of England. She saw service in both World Wars. These vessels were the first ships of their type to be powered by oil instead of coal.


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