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HMS Queen Elizabeth

HMS Queen Elizabeth was the first ship of the "Queen Elizabeth" class of Dreadnought battleships. She was launched on 16 October 1913 at Portsmouth, Hampshire and entered service in January 1915 during World War I.

She served in the Gallipoli Campaign. During World War II, she was part of the Mediterranean fleet. She was sunk by Italian frogmen on 18 December 1941 in shallow water, but raised and patched up for the journey to the US Navy Yard in Norfolk, Virginia where she was repaired and sent to the Pacific.

She was sold for scrap in March 1948.