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Type: Battleship ; Armament 4 x 12 in. 1X, 40 cal.; 12 x 6 iii. VII, 45 Cal.; 18 x12 pdr., ; 2 x 3 pdr
Launched : 17 Nov 1898 ; Disposal date or year : 1 Jan 1915
Disposal Details : Torpedoed by German Submarine U 24, off Portland Bill [although some would say Lyme Bay]
BM: tons ; Displacement: 15000 tons
Propulsion: Complement: 750
Machinery notes: 15000 hpi ; Speed ; 18 knots ;
3 Dec 1901 arrived at Malta from Gibraltar.
Oct 1906 Commissioned at Portsmouth, sailed for Malta to join up with the Mediterranean Fleet, and from thence to Corfu.
Aug 1914 ; Fifth Battle Squadron - Home Fleet - Second Fleet - The Nore
ADM 178/33 Loss of HMS Formidable: Request by Vice Admiral Sir Lewis Bayley for court martial 1915-1919