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Name: NEWCASTLE
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 14/04/1909
Launched: 25/11/1909
Completed: 13/09/1910
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 820
Dimensions: 4820disp, 430.0 x 46.8 x 15.3(draft)ft
Engines: 4 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, 22000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 4 x Screws, 26.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 1 x 6.0ins, 10 x 1 x 4.0ins, 4 x 1 x 3pdr QF guns; 2 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
13/09/1910 British Royal Navy
09/05/1921 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Bristol Class of light cruisers
09/05/1921: Sold to TW Ward Ltd for breaking up
03/05/1923: Arrived at Lelant, Cornwall, for breaking up


Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Musem

Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Musem

Above photo courtesy of John Bage