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Fleet

Royal Navy

Ship Type

Scout cruiser

Nickname

Ship Class

Active

Grouping

Attached Light Cruisers

Command

Grand Fleet

Builder's Yard

Pembroke Dockyard

Budget Year

Construction Notes

Date Laid Down

27.07.1910

Launch Date

14.03.1911

Completed date

Commission date

Year laid down

1910

Year launched

1911

Year completed

Commission Year

1911 (Dec

Pennant No

Photo Details

Related stories

Sister ships

Eventual Fate

Jutland result

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Captain Percy Withers

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

321 - 325

Officers

Ratings

Killed

Wounded

Prisoners

Displacement full Load (tons)

4,000

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

406'

Length (mtrs)

123.7

Beam (ft)

41' 6"

Beam (mtrs)

12.6

Draught (ft)

15' 7"

Draught (mtrs)

4.75

Max. Speed (knots)

25

Range (miles)

Range (kilometres)

Fuel

780 tons coal max

Propulsion

Parons steam turbines, with 12 Yarrow boilers, 4 shafts rating 18,000 shp.

Armour Main Belt

Deck Armour

Turret Armour IN CM

Conning Tower Armour

Barbette Armour

Weight of armour

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

BL 4" 50 cal. Mk VII guns

No. Primary Turrets

5

Guns (No.barrels)

10

Primary gun layout

Rounds per main gun

Effective broadside guns

Primary shell Weight (inches or cm)

Primary Broadside Weight

Secondary Gun Calibre

Guns (No.barrels) 2

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

One 3" AA gun, Four 3 pdr guns

Elevation (degrees)

Gunnery Range (yards)

Gunnery Range (metres)

Rate of Fire (rds per minute)

Shells expended Main

Mines dropped

Shells expended Secondary

Torpedoes fired

Gunnery Notes

Torpedo Type IN

18"

No. tubes

2

Torpedo Type MM

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

References & sources