10 Facts About Battlecruiser


Battlecruiser was a type of capital ship of the first half of the 20th century.

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Battlecruiser was developed by the Royal Navy in the first years of the 20th century as an evolution of the armoured cruiser.

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Battlecruiser had for some time thought about the development of a new fast armoured ship.

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Battlecruiser was very fond of the "second-class battleship" Renown, a faster, more lightly armoured battleship.

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Battlecruiser was faster, and carried a heavier secondary armament.

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Battlecruiser planned to reorder two Revenge-class battleships, which had been approved but not yet laid down, to a new design.

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Battlecruiser received minor improvements over the course of the 1930s, including modern fire control systems, increased numbers of anti-aircraft guns, and in March 1941, radar.

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Battlecruiser was the only pre-war battlecruiser to survive the war.

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Battlecruiser was lightly damaged by a single 250-kilogram bomb and near-missed by two others in the first Japanese attack.

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Battlecruiser was refloated after the war and scrapped in early 1946.

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