A report on HMS Zealandia

Left elevation and deck plan as depicted in Jane's Fighting Ships
Zealandia at Portsmouth
Map of the North Sea

King Edward VII-class battleship of the Royal Navy.

- HMS Zealandia
Left elevation and deck plan as depicted in Jane's Fighting Ships

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King Edward VII-class battleships on manoeuvres ca. 1909.

3rd Battle Squadron

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Naval squadron of the British Royal Navy consisting of battleships and other vessels, active from at least 1914 to 1945.

Naval squadron of the British Royal Navy consisting of battleships and other vessels, active from at least 1914 to 1945.

King Edward VII-class battleships on manoeuvres ca. 1909.

On 5 August 1914, the squadron had eight ships:, , , , , , and Zealandia.

An aerial view of HMNB Portsmouth taken in 2005

HMNB Portsmouth

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One of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Clyde and HMNB Devonport).

One of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Clyde and HMNB Devonport).

An aerial view of HMNB Portsmouth taken in 2005
The then First Sea Lord Sir George Zambellas disembarking from his flagship HMS Victory in 2014.
HMS Queen Elizabeth berthed alongside Princess Royal Jetty (formerly Middle Slip Jetty)
Type 23 Frigate HMS St Albans alongside No 3 Basin
MCMV HMS Chiddingfold on the South Railway Jetty
Patrol vessel HMS Mersey at HMNB Portsmouth
Boathouse 4
Sweepstake as pictured in the Anthony Roll.
The Mast Pond (later used as a Boat Pond) dates from 1665; timber for masts and spars were stored in ponds to prevent drying and splitting
Top centre: empty No 6 Dry Dock (1700); the block mills beyond are built over the Upper Wet Dock. Top right: No 1 Basin (1698) and entrances to No 5 (1698) and No 4 (1772) Dry Docks. The two car parks adjacent to the HMS Illustrious' island are the former 7 & 10 Docks, infilled as part of the QEC Carrier Jetty renovations of 2010's.
'The Royal Dock-Yard at Portsmouth', as depicted by Robert Dodd in May 1790.
Plan, dated 1774, showing the 'New Ground' to the north (left) and planned extension to the south-west (bottom right).
View across No 1 Basin toward Brunel's Block Mills (centre-right, nestled between Bentham's saw mills and pump house). A new pump house (centre-left, with boiler house and chimney alongside) was built in 1909.
Map of Portsmouth showing the Dockyard (top left) c.1840, before construction of the new Steam Factory and Basin.
View north from the older section of the Dockyard toward the former Smithery, Erecting Shop, Steam Factory and No 2 Basin (left to right, top of picture)
Docks and locks at the south-west corner of No 3 Basin; the building with the chimney is Main Pumping Station, beyond which is the former gun-mounting workshop.
Northwest corner of No 3 Basin: the Pocket (left), D Lock (centre) and C Lock (right)
Left to right: HMS Edinburgh, Quayside crane, former QHM offices and flagstaff (1850), former Railway station (1878), No 1 Store (1905).
Relocated railway shelter (1888).
The era-defining HMS Dreadnought, back in Portsmouth for a refit in 1916.
The rebuilt Semaphore Tower and adjacent office block (1923–29). The single-storey building in front, dating from 1847, was used for the storage, maintenance and hydraulic testing of chains and cables.
HM Dockyard, Portsmouth in the 1960s. Foreground: HMS Eagle; the covered slips and hammerhead cranes beyond were demolished in the 1980s.
No 5 Slip in 1967: the launch of HMS Andromeda the last ship to be built in Portsmouth's Dockyard.
HMS Invincible arriving back at HMNB Portsmouth from the Falklands.
1980: Various craft alongside a 1912 Arrol 250-ton electric hammerhead crane (demolished 1984).
HMS Edinburgh in No 3 Basin in 2013; in the background the former Great Factory of 1905 (left) contrasts with the Construction and Assembly Halls of 2003 (right).
Parts of HMS Dauntless D33 under construction in VT Shipbuilding's Portsmouth facility
Aircraft carriers HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Queen Elizabeth berthed together at Portsmouth in 2020. In the foreground is the historic ship HMS Warrior.
Once part of a 19th-century gun battery, the round tower now forms an entrance for the adjacent 1979 office, store & workshop by Ove Arup (right).
Gateway to the former Naval Barracks site (HMS Nelson), now the Naval Personnel Centre
Gateway and Old Gymnasium, HMS Temeraire
Former Ordnance Storehouse (Vulcan building) Gunwharf Quays
Entrance to the former Royal Clarence Victualling Yard (est. 1827)
One of the few surviving parts of the once extensive Clarence and Victoria Barracks complex (now the home of Portsmouth City Museum).
Milldam Barracks block, c.1800
Remains of the Point Barracks
RAdm Jim Higham (left) and Cmdr Jeremy Bailey in 2019

Two battleships of the pre-Dreadnought King Edward VII Class were launched in 1904—Britannia and New Zealand.