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|fg=white|bg=crimson}}</div name=fredbot:career>'''H.M.S. ''Nelson''''' was one of two [[Nelson Class Battleship (1925)|''Nelson'' Class dreadnoughts]] completed for the [[Royal Navy]].
 
|fg=white|bg=crimson}}</div name=fredbot:career>'''H.M.S. ''Nelson''''' was one of two [[Nelson Class Battleship (1925)|''Nelson'' Class dreadnoughts]] completed for the [[Royal Navy]].
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==Construction==
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''Nelson'' had a silver bell, which had been cast by Messrs. Stone and Company of Deptford, being the largest silver bell ever cast.  Its dimensions are not known, but they were larger than a bell cast by the same firm for {{UK-Sussex|f=p}}, which was 18.5 inches high.<ref>"Naval, Military, And Air Force."  ''The Times'' (London, England), Thursday, Mar 14, 1929; pg. 29; Issue 45151.</ref>
  
 
==Service==
 
==Service==

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H.M.S. Nelson (1925)
Pendant Number: 28[1]
Builder: Armstrong[2]
Laid down: 28 Dec, 1922[3]
Launched: 3 Sep, 1925[4]
Commissioned: 15 Aug, 1927[5]
Broken up: 1948[6]
H.M.S. Nelson was one of two Nelson Class dreadnoughts completed for the Royal Navy.

Construction

Nelson had a silver bell, which had been cast by Messrs. Stone and Company of Deptford, being the largest silver bell ever cast. Its dimensions are not known, but they were larger than a bell cast by the same firm for H.M.S. Sussex, which was 18.5 inches high.[7]

Service

After completing trials under Captain The Hon. Matthew R. Best, the new battleship paid off on 9 June[8] before being commissioned at Portsmouth on 15 August, 1927 under the command of Captain Sidney Julius Meyrick.[9]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 1 January, 1930.[10]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Wikipedia
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 256.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  7. "Naval, Military, And Air Force." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Mar 14, 1929; pg. 29; Issue 45151.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 256.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 256.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 255.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 256.
  12. Best Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 192.
  13. Best Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 192.
  14. Binney Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/9. f. 412.
  15. Binney Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/9. f. 412.
  16. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  17. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  18. Curteis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/13. f. 13.
  19. Curteis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/13. f. 13.
  20. Macnamara Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/130. f. 238.
  21. Macnamara Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/130. f. 238.
  22. Willis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 460.
  23. Willis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 460.
  24. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 256.
  25. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  26. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  27. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  28. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  29. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  30. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  31. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  32. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  33. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  34. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  35. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  36. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

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