Chronological Armament Configurations
 
Between 1913 through October 1944 there were 14 different configurations of guns (quantity or location changes). 
Four different types of 14inch guns were aboard but neither quantity nor location changed so they are not shown here. 
  Period 1 of 14: by October 1913 thru June 1916  
. Total Superstructure 2nd Deck
5inch 21 2 19
  Superstructure   Second Deck  
     
Period 2 of 14:  July 1916 to October 1917
. Total Superstructure 2nd Deck Crane
5inch 21 2 19  
3inch 2     2
  Crane          
 
Period 3 of 14:  October 1917 thru January 1918
. Total Superstructure 2nd Deck Crane
5inch 18 2 16  
3inch 2     2
        Removal of 9 ,10, 19 
Period 4 of 14:  January 1918 thru January 1919
. Total Superstructure 2nd Deck Crane
5inch 14 2 14  
3inch 2     2
        Removal of 1 and 2
Period 5 of 14:   January 1919 thru August 1920
. Total Superstructure 2nd Deck Crane
5inch 12 2 10  
3inch 2     2
        Removal of 3,4,5,6
Period 6 of 14:  August 1920 thru August 1921
. Total Superstructure 2nd Deck Crane
5inch 16 2 14  
3inch 2     2
        Installed 5,6,9,10
Period 7 of 14:  August 1921 thru July 1925
. Total Superstructure 2nd Deck Crane Turret 3 Turret 4
5inch 16 2 14      
3inch 8 2   2 2 2
  3inch added to
`1- Superstructure
3 - Turret 3.........
4 - Turret 4.........
     
Period 8 of 14:  November 1926 thru March 1935
  . Total Superstructure 2nd Deck Main Deck  
  5inch 16 2 8 6  
  3inch 8 8      
  Superstructure

Relocated (6) 3inch guns
to the superstructure from the crane, turret 3 and turret 4
  Removed 5,6,7,8,9,10 to main deck

Main Deck
 
Period 9 of 14: May 1935 thru August 1941
. Total Superstructure 2nd Deck Main Deck Fore Mast Main Mast
5inch 16 2 8 6    
3inch 8 8        
50cal 8       4 4
  Foremast - 50cal machine guns (0 to 4)   Mainmast  - 50cal machine guns (0 to 4)    
         
Superstructure
2nd Deck

Main Deck
 
Period 10 of 14: October 1941 thru March-May 1942
  . Total Superstructure 2nd Deck Main Deck Fore Mast Main Mast Sig Bridge  
  5inch 14 0 8 6        
  3inch 10 8   2        
  50cal 4       0 4    
  1.1inch 16 8         8  
           
5inch guns removed

1.1" machine gun mounts installed

3inch moved to vacated 5in gun location
Superstructure

Signal Bridge






Mainmast






2nd Deck

Main Deck - 3inch (from 0 to 2)

 
Period 11 of 14: /March-May 1942 thru August 1942
  . Total Superstructure 2nd Deck Main Deck Main Mast Sig Bridge Flag
Bridge
 
  5inch 6 0 0 6        
  3inch 10 8   2        
  20mm 14     4 6   4  
  50cal 0       0      
  1.1inch 16 8       8    
         
Flag Bridge

Mainmast
Level 1
Level 2

Superstructure
Signal Bridge
Main Deck


Period 12 of 14:  October 1942 thru May 1943
  . Total Superstructure Main Deck Main Mast Sig Bridge Flag
Bridge
Crane  
  5inch 6 0 6          
  3inch 10 8 2          
  20mm 38 2 24 6   4 2  
  1.1inch 32 8 16   8      
.      
Flag Bridge



Mainmast

Level 1
Level 2
Crane


Superstructure

Signal Bridge

Main Deck

 
Period 13 of 14:  June 1943 thru September 1944
. Total Superstructure Main Deck Main Mast Sig Bridge Turret 2 Turret 4 Clip Rm Flag Bridge Crane
5inch 6 0 6              
3inch 10 8 to 6 2 to 4              
20mm 42 0 24 2   6 6 4 0 0
1.1inch 0 0 0   0          
40mm 40 16 16   8          
  Signal Bridge   Superstructure   Main Deck    
       
    Mainmast
    Turret 2

  Turret 4
Clipping Room

 
 
Period 14 of 14:  October 1944
  . Total Superstructure Main Deck Main Mast Sig Bridge Turret
2
Turret
4
Clip
Rm
 
  5inch 6 0 6            
  3inch 10 8 2            
  20mm 44 0 24 4   6 6 4  
  40mm 40 16 16   8        
  Mainmast
  Two 20mm added
  Turret 1

  Turret 4
Clipping Room
 
    Signal Bridge

Superstructure
  Main Deck
 

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