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NOTTINGHAM

Fleet

Royal Navy

Ship Type

Light Cruiser

Nickname

Ship Class

Town class

Grouping

3rd Light Cruiser Squadron

Command

Battle-Cruiser Fleet

Builder's Yard

Pembroke Dock Yard

Budget Year

1911

Construction Notes

Date Laid Down

13 June 1912

Launch Date

18 April 1912

Completed date

Commission date

April 1914

Year laid down

Year launched

Year completed

Commission Year

Pennant No

Photo Details

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Sister ships

Eventual Fate

Sunk by U.52 19 August 1916

Jutland result

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Captain Charles B. Miller

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

433

Officers

Ratings

Killed

Wounded

Prisoners

Displacement full Load (tons)

5,440 long tons

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

457'

Length (mtrs)

139.3

Beam (ft)

50

Beam (mtrs)

15.2

Draught (ft)

Draught (mtrs)

Max. Speed (knots)

25.5

Range (miles)

5,390 at 10 knots

Range (kilometres)

8,670

Fuel

Propulsion

4 Parsons steam turbines running off 12 Yarrow boilers, 4 shafts. rated at 25,000 hp

Armour Main Belt

3"midships, 1.5" forward and 1.75" aft

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

9 × 6 " (150 mm) guns

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

Guns (No.barrels) 2

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

1 × 3 in (76 mm) AA , 4 × 3-pounder guns, 2 × .303 in (7.7 mm) machine 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

2

Torpedo Type MM

533mm

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

References & sources