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Armoured cruisers could not fulfill these criteria without being built much larger and taking on a different form than they had in the past. To keep weight within acceptable margins, the hull was cut down by one deck aft of “Y” turret.
Exploded at the Battle of Jutland, 31 May . There were external bulges to provide torpedo protection. These “minelaying cruisers” were the only purpose-built oceangoing minelayers of the Royal Navy. She spent the first several weeks of February escorting convoys in the East Indies.
The Americans favoured the opposite: Naval ships and warships in the Late Modern period. The following day, after making temporary repairs and refueling, the Exeterescorted by Encounter and the American destroyer Popewas ordered to steam to Colombovia the Sunda Strait. Seven more B5Ns attacked fruitlessly at Damaged at Battle of Savo Island 9 August and scuttled.
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The Washington Naval Treaty of imposed a moratorium on new battleship construction, with the exception of the two Nelson -class battleships by Great Britain, and set very strict limits on the tonnage and firepower of future battleships and battlecruisers.
During the war, the surviving battlecruisers britosh extensive action, and many were sunk.
They also had proportionately less weight in armour at Sold for scrap, August . The design was conservative in nature, especially when compared to the contemporary Nelson -class battleships built to satisfy the same treaty.
List of battlecruisers
The bridge was moved aft to lessen the effects of muzzle blast from B turret when the guns were trained abaft the beam.
Also, the heavy cruiser was designed to take advantage of advances in naval technology and design. Battle of the River Plate. The York -class cruisers lacked a full-length waterline armour belt. Exeter underway off the coast of Coco SoloPanama, Broken up at Blyth When the armoured cruiser was supplanted by the battlecruiseran intermediate ship type between this and the light cruiser was found to be needed—one larger and more powerful than the light cruisers of a potential enemy but not as large and expensive as the battlecruiser so as to be built in sufficient numbers to protect merchant ships and serve in a number of combat theaters.
Battle of the Java Sea. Sold for scrap, 31 January . Views Read Edit View history. The transverse bulkheads at the end of her machinery rooms were 3. Scuttled, 12 April . Beam 6 ft 11 in Min. Struck, 17 Novemberbroken up, —22 . As well as a breach of the Treaty, this was a poor decision from the design point of view and the ships had to be reconstructed in the s to reduce weight.
His ship was hit twice more shortly afterwards, but her powerplant was not damaged and she remained seaworthy, although her aircraft had to be jettisoned.