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BOADICEA

Fleet

Royal Navy

Ship Type

Light Cruiser

Nickname

Ship Class

Boadicea Light Cruiser

Grouping

Attached Light Cruisers

Command

Grand Fleet

Builder's Yard

Pembroke Royal Dockyard

Budget Year

Construction Notes

Date Laid Down

01.06.1907

Launch Date

14.05.1908

Completed date

Commission date

Year laid down

1907

Year launched

1908

Year completed

1909 (June)

Commission Year

Pennant No

Photo Details

Symonds & Co - This is photograph Q 21023A from the collections of the Imperial War Museums (collection no. 2107-01). Public Domain.

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Sister ships

Eventual Fate

Sold for scrap 1926

Jutland result

Did not fire her guns at Jutland

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Captain Louis C. S. Woollcombe, M.V.O.

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

317

Officers

Ratings

Killed

Wounded

Prisoners

Displacement full Load (tons)

3,400

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

405'

Length (mtrs)

123.4

Beam (ft)

41' 6"

Beam (mtrs)

12.6

Draught (ft)

14'

Draught (mtrs)

4.3

Max. Speed (knots)

25 - 26

Range (miles)

Range (kilometres)

Fuel

Propulsion

4 shafts powered by 2 double Parsons steam turbines with 12 Yarrow boilers rated at 18,000 shp

Armour Main Belt

Deck Armour

1" (0.25 mm) thick on curves, 0.5" on flat

Turret Armour IN CM

Conning Tower Armour

4"

Barbette Armour

Weight of armour

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

No. Primary Turrets

Guns (No.barrels)

Primary gun layout

Rounds per main gun

Effective broadside guns

Primary shell Weight (inches or cm)

Primary Broadside Weight

Secondary Gun Calibre

Six BL 4" Mk VII guns (102 mm)

Guns (No.barrels) 2

6

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

Four Single 47 mm (1.9”) 3-pdr Vikcers Mk I 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

21"

No. tubes

4

Torpedo Type MM

530 mm

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

single torpedo mounts

References & sources

Source: H M Le Fleming Warships of World War One