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HMS Iron Duke was a dreadnought battleship of the Royal Navy, the lead ship of her class, named in honour of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

She was built by Portsmouth Dockyard, launched in 1912 and commissioned into the Home Fleet in March 1914 as the fleet flagship

6in Gun Tampion – Unofficial as the badge pre dates the standardisation of all Royal Navy badges that came into effect in 1919

HMS Iron Duke served as the flagship of the Grand Fleet during the First World War, including at the Battle of Jutland. There, she inflicted significant damage on the German battleship SMS König early in the main fleet action. In January 1917, she was relieved as fleet flagship