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Glorious is a Courageous class battle cruiser based on the British battle cruiser HMS Glorious.

Introduction

HMS Glorious was the second of three Courageous-class battelcruisers built for the Royal Navy during the First World War. The Courageous-class were designed to support the Baltic Project, a plan to bring a swift allied victory in the war, and would serve as shallow draft support ships. Due to this plan, they had light armour and were armed with few heavy guns. After her completion in 1916, Glorious patrolled the North Sea and participated in the Second Battle of Heligoland Bight, and was later present for the surrender of the German High Seas Fleet.

Glorious, along with her sisters, was decommissioned after the war and underwent conversion into an aircraft carrier in the 1920s. Glorious served in the Second World War, operating in the Mediterranean Sea and hunting for the German `pocket battleship' Admiral Graf Spree in the India Ocean. Glorious was recalled in 1940 to provide support for British operations in Norway, offering air cover for landing forces and evacuation of RAF aircraft.

After operations in Norway, Glorious travelled through the Norwegian sea to hold a court-martial of D'Oyly-Hughes's commander J.B. Heath, who had refused orders. Glorious was escorted by the Royal Navy destroyers Acasta and Ardent, but the funnel smoke from the three ships was spotted by the German battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau. Spotting the Germans 15 minutes after being spotted, Ardent was sent to investigate but came under fire from Scharnhorst. Ardent fired torpedoes, her main guns and deployed a smoke screen but was hit multiple times by the secondary guns of the German ships, causing her to sink from the damage. Scharnhorst then focused on Glorious, landing a hit on her third salvo and causing damage to the hanger. A second shell hit near the bridge, killing the crew in the area. A third hit on Glorious damaged her engine and caused her to list, eventually sinking over two hours after the engagement.

All three ships sank, resulting in 1519 dead and 40 survivors from all ships.

Attributes

Glorious C
Profile
Type BC Birthday 20th April
No. 155

Glorious C

Glorious CD

Rarity 3 Nationality E-Country
Class Courageous Class Illustrator 真名
Glorious
Attributes Construction/Acquiring
Icon-HP 52 Icon-firepower 42/67 Drop
Icon-aircraft 0 Icon-armor 28/43 Equipment
Icon-torpedo 15/45 Icon-luck 9 0 E-Country 15in Guns in twin mountsE-Country 15in Guns in twin mounts
Icon-evasion 30/60 Icon-AA 18/48 0  
Icon-range Long Icon-recon 14/39 0  
Icon-AS 0 Icon-speed 32 0  
More attributes
Disassembling 40/50/40/0
Enhancement 46/0/28/9
Consumption 50/100
Illustration

Glorious

Rarity3

Glorious D

Rarity3

Acquiring Info

Quotes

Event Quote
Acquisition


属下是勇敢级大型巡洋舰2号舰,光荣号。有我在的海域绝不会让敌舰践踏!大概…

Engagement


啊...不行!我是说,现在场合不对。您的心意,我并没有反对意见啦...

Secretary
(Daytime 1)


训练真是辛苦……差不多就可以了吧,嘻嘻~不知道热心和阿卡斯塔在哪里训练呢,找她们玩一会儿好了~

Secretary
(Daytime 2)


相比较用主炮对射,还是当个航母放飞机比较适合我的感觉……

Secretary
(Daytime 3)


指挥官……啊啊啊,您帮我去挡住G国那些强盗,我先走了!千万别说你看到过我!

Secretary
(Nighttime 1)


虽说每天晚上都在防备着敌人偷袭,可是想想看我们这么多姐妹在,敌人来偷袭,那不是送死行为吗?

Secretary
(Nighttime 2)


我的存在可是极其保密的哦~嘿嘿,很多人其实都不知道我的存在,换句话说,我就是传说中的秘密武器。

Secretary
(Nighttime 3)


皇家方舟……如果能做到像她那样,就好了。

Choosing
Formation


这片海域的敌人已经发现,下面就是我表现的时间了……一定,一定不会搞砸!

Attack


由我来拔得头筹!

Night Attack


敌方已经被我击败……大概……

Damaged


就不该那么逞强……

Trivia

  • An estimated 900 men abandoned Glorious, but the German ships didn't try to save the survivors.
  • The Royal Navy knew nothing about the sinking until the Germans announced the event on the radio.
  • The 40 survivors were picked up by a Norwegian ship (37, 2 died), another Norwegian ships (5, 1 died) and the last was rescued by a German seaplane.
  • HMS Devonshire was within range of the battle and received a sighting report from Glorious. However, the report was ignored as Devonshire was tasked with evacuating the Norwegian Royal Family and had to maintain radio silence.
  • Glorious was sunk in maximum visibility, but had no air patrols, lookouts or aircraft ready.]
  • The event was filmed by the Kriegsmarine

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