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from The Telegraph

Royal Navy to lose missiles and be left only with guns

HMS Iron Duke firing a Harpoon missile

HMS Warrior (1860) and her sister ship, HMS Black Prince, were the first armour-plated, iron-hulled warships. Now a museum ship based in Portsmouth, UK.

15 in battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth, name ship of her famous class, pictured as she appeared in WW2 after extensive modernisation: together with sister HMS Valiant she was severely damaged by an Italian two man chariot midget submarine in Alexandria harbour on 19th December 1941.