£840.00

Royal Navy Unofficial HMS Emperor Of India Gun Tampion – 1913

Emperor of India was a dreadnought battleship of the Iron Duke Class

HMS Emperor of India was built as HMS Dehli at Vickers in Barrow-in-Furness in 1913

Apparently HM King George V, ordered the change in name a month before launching

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

HMS Emperor of India joined the 4th Battle Squadron of the Grand Fleet, based at Scapa Flow. She took part in numerous sorties into the northern North Sea to enforce the blockade of Germany

She was sent to lend support to the White Russians and Allies in the Russian Civil War which had by mid-1919 reached the shores of the Black Sea

HMS Emperor of India was paid off into Dockyard Control at Portsmouth in January, 1931, she was sunk by by gunfire off Owers Bank

The wreck was towed off Owers Bank in August and docked in Portsmouth for examination. In December and towed to Rosyth for breaking up

Dimensions :

9in  23cm Dia

2.5kg weight

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