Jutland Centenary – 18:30 HMS Invincible Explodes

Detached from the Grand Fleet HMS Invincible and her two sister ships have already driven back the German cruiser screen and now encounter their battlecruisers.  Flagship of the German battlecruisers Lützow, now comes under fire from a number of ships including Invincible, receiving damage that will ultimately prove fatal. Before that however Lützow and Derfflinger target Invincible, destroying her Q turret and detonating the magazines. There are 6 survivors from her crew of 1026.

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