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Name: HAMPSHIRE
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 01/09/1902
Launched: 24/09/1903
Completed: 15/07/1905
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 734
Dimensions: 10850disp, 450.0 x 68.3 x 24.75(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VT4cyl (41.5, 65.5 & 73.5, 73.5 x 42ins), 21000ihp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn Leslie,Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 23.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 7.5ins, 6 x 1 x 6ins QF,2 x 1 x 12pdr, 20 x 1 x 3pdr guns, 2 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
15/07/1905 British Royal Navy
05/06/1916 Sank
Comments: Member of the Devonshire Class
Cost 833,817 to build
05/06/1916: Sunk by a mine laid by a German U-Boat off the Orkney Islands


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