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Photographer:Gordy [View profile]Title:HMS POWERFULAdded:Apr 25, 2015
Location:Melbourne, Australia
Photo Category: Cruisers

British Royal Navy

Builder: Vickers Limited, Barrow-in-Furness

Laid down: 1894

Launched: 24 July 1895

Renamed: Impregnable, November 1919

Reclassified: Training School, November 1919

Fate: Sold 31 August 1929

General characteristics

Class and type: Powerful-class cruiser

Displacement: 14,200 tons deep load

Length: 500 ft (150 m)

Beam: 71 ft (22 m)

Draught: 27 ft (8.2 m)

Propulsion: 2 shafts

4 cylinder VTE steam engines

48 Bellville type water tube boilers

25,000 hp

Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h)

Range: 7,000 nautical miles (13,000 km) at 14 knots (26 km/h)

Endurance: 3000 tons coal

Complement: 894

Armament: 2 x BL 9.2-inch (233.7 mm) Mk VIII guns

12 x QF 6-inch (152.4 mm) guns

16 x 12-pdr guns

12 x 3-pdr guns

4 torpedo tubes

Armour: 26 inches (51152 mm) deck

6 inches (150 mm) barbettes

6 inches (150 mm) gun shields

Details: Wikipedia

Photo Credits: The late Allan Green collection Victoria Australia

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Mr. DOT on Apr 26, 2015 06:10 (3 years ago)
a 'powerful' classic naval image! mrdot.
Gordy on Apr 26, 2015 04:57 (3 years ago)
I posted this ship in honor of ANZAC DAY (Australia and New Zealand) memorial of my grandfather William Henry Ross who served on the above ship HMS POWERFUL from October 1911 till Jan 1912
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