ANSWER TO QUIZ ABOUT ADMIRAL CLASS BATTLECRUISERS
HOOD –ANSON – HOWE – RODNEY
Only Hood completed.
UK ships ordered to
counter the four German battlecruisers
ordered called the MACKENSEN Class.
substitute, in place of, so a ship to replace
SMS FREYA which was launched in 1897 and scrapped 1921.
*Ersatz ‘A’ means substitute for an as yet unnamed vessel.
By 1917 the German
knew the war was slipping away from them
and the Mackensen class was either not laid-down or unfinished.
Hood was completed but only after many modifications to incorporate
the lessons learned at Jutland.