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HMS Roberts

The HMS Roberts and her sister ship, the HMS Abercrombie, were built to utilize spare 15 inch turrets from other ships during WWII. These monitors were designed to put the largest guns on the smallest possible ships, resulting in short, wide ships  with incredible firepower.

Ship Information
Class: Monitor
Laid Down: April 30, 1940
Launched: February 1, 1941
Commissioned: October 27, 1941

Model Specifications:
Length: 30.9 inches
Beam: 7.5 inches
Ship Speed (original): 12.5 knots