Astræa Class Cruiser (1892)
From The Dreadnought Project
The eight Second-Class Cruisers of the Astræa Class were completed between 1894 and 1896 and were quite old during World War I.
|Overview of 8 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Astræa||Devonport Royal Dockyard||17 Mar, 1893||5 Nov, 1895||Sold 1 Jul, 1920|
|Bonaventure||Devonport Royal Dockyard||2 Dec, 1892||5 Jul, 1894||Sold 12 Apr, 1920|
|Cambrian||Pembroke Royal Dockyard||30 Jan, 1893||Sold 21 Feb, 1923|
|Charybdis||Sheerness Royal Dockyard||1891||15 Jun, 1893||14 Jan, 1896||Sold 27 Jan, 1922|
|Flora||Pembroke Royal Dockyard||21 Nov, 1893||Sold 12 Dec, 1922|
|Forte||Chatham Royal Dockyard||9 Dec, 1893||Sold 2 Apr, 1914|
|Fox||Portsmouth Royal Dockyard||15 Jun, 1893||14 Apr, 1896||Sold 14 Jul, 1920|
|Hermione||Devonport Royal Dockyard||7 Nov, 1893||14 Jan, 1896||Sold 25 Oct, 1921|
Four 18-in tubes arranged as follows:
- Two fixed tubes at bow and stern
- Two Mark V D2 tubes on deck, trainable from 15 degrees abaft to 65 degrees ahead of the beam.
- Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1891. p. 39.
- Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.
|Astræa Class Second Class Protected Cruiser|
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