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Launched : 31st October 1914
HMS Barham was built at John Brown shipbuilders, Clydebank and launched on 31st December 1914. Took part at the Battle of Jutland and was hit six times, requiring a repair prioed of 5 weeks. Between the wars, she served in the Mediterranean from 1935 but was attached to the Home Fleet in the autumn of 1939. On the 28th December 1939 she was torpedoed by U-30 and was under repair until the following April. She took part in the bombardment of the French fleet at Mers-el-Kebir in July 1940, the battle of Cape Matapan in March 1941, and also at the bombardment of Bardia and Tripoli. She was damaged by a 500kg bomb off Crete on the 27th May 1941, and repaired at Alexandria by the end of July 1941. HMS Barham was torpedoed and sunk by U-331 off Soloum on the 25th November 1941. Only 396 of her crew were saved from a compliment of 1,258. Compliment 1,124 to 1,258. Armament 8 15-inch Guns and 12 6-inch guns and 8 4-inch A.A Guns 16 2-pdr AA Guns and 1 aircraft. Speed 24 knots, Displacement 31,100 tons.
Sunk 25th November 1941.
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