Erebus Class Monitor (1916)

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Overview of 2 vessels
Citations for this data available on individual ship pages
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Erebus 1916
Terror 1916


The ships were armed as follows.[1]

As built:

  • two 15-in B.L.
  • two 12-pdr 18 cwt Q.F. guns
  • two 3-in H.A.
  • two pom-poms
  • two 6-in Q.F.

In November 1918:

  • two 15-in B.L.
  • eight 4-in B.L. Mark IX on C.P. I 30 degree mountings
  • two 12-pdr 18 cwt Q.F. guns
  • two 3-in H.A.
  • two pom-poms

See Also


  1. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 4, Part 28. pp. 31, 36.


  • Admiralty, Gunnery Branch (1917). The Director Firing Handbook. O.U. 6125 (late C.B. 1259). Copy No. 322 at The National Archives. ADM 186/227.
  • Admiralty, Technical History Section (1919). The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in H.M. Ships. Vol. 3, Part 23. C.B. 1515 (23) now O.U. 6171/14. At The National Archives. ADM 275/19.
  • Buxton, Ian L. (1978). Big Gun Monitors: The History of the Design, Construction and Operation of the Royal Navy's Monitors. Tynemouth: World Ship Society. (on and

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