King George V Class Battleship (1911)
Fire Control Systems
The ships were fitted with a cam-type tripod-type director in a light aloft tower on the foremast along with a directing gun in 'X' turret.
The main battery could be divided into forward ('A', 'B' & 'Q') and aft ('X' & 'Y') groups for split director control.
- all turrets on aloft tower
- all turrets on directing gun
- forward group on aloft tower, aft group on directing gun
The 4-in guns never had directors installed.
- The Director Firing Handbook, 1917. pp. 88, 142.
- The Director Firing Handbook, 1917, p. 88.
- The Director Firing Handbook, 1917. p. 88.
- absent from list in The Director Firing Handbook, 1917. pp. 143.
- Handbook for Fire Control Instruments, 1914, pp. 6-7.
- Handbook of Capt. F.C. Dreyer's Fire Control Tables, p. 3.
- Brooks, John. Dreadnought Gunnery and the Battle of Jutland, p. 166.
- absent from list in Handbook of Capt. F.C. Dreyer's Fire Control Tables, p. 3.
Admiralty, Gunnery Branch (1914). Handbook for Fire Control Instruments, 1914. G. 01627/14. C.B. 1030. Copy 1235 at The National Archives. ADM 186/191. Template:BibBrooksDreadnoughtGunnery Template:BibUKDirectorFiringHandbook1917 Template:BibUKDreyerTableHandbook1918