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Name: LANCASTER
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 04/03/1901
Launched: 22/03/1902
Completed: 03/03/1904
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 714
Dimensions: 9901disp, 440.0 x 66.5 x 24.5(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VT4cyl, 22000hp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn Leslie, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 23.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 6.0ins, 10 x 1 x 6.0ins, 10 x 1 x 12pdr QF guns,
3 x 1 x 3pdr QF guns; 2 x 1 x 18.0ins torpedoes (submerged)
History:
03/03/1904 British Royal Navy
03/03/1920 Broken up
Comments: 03/03/1920: Sold to TW Ward Ltd for breaking up
Broken up at Birkenhead and completed at Preston


Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

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Above image copyright of Jane's Fighting Ships

Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 24/03/1902