The First “Devonshire Built by William Wyatt at Burlesdon on Southampton Water. Launched 6th May 1692. A Third-rater of 1,220 tons: 80 guns. Length 127 ft. Breadth 41 ft. : Depth 17 ft. Complement varied from 410—490 men : and after the 1704 refit was 700. Cape Barfleur was the scene of the “Devonshire’s” first […]
All HMS Devonshire Captains from 1692 to 1968
Video of HMS Devonshire’s first launch of her Sea Slug missiles.
Orders regarding HMS Devonshire’s visit to the West Indies in 1978
Whilst “HMS Devonshire” was engaged in firing practice in the Aegean, off the island of Skhiatos, the left gun of “X” turret misfired, resulting in 15 fatalities. List of caualties and survivors and awards.
HMS Devonshire. A brief history of notable events from 1929 to 1942 including the sinking of the German Raider “Atlantis”.