Astræa Class Cruiser (1892)

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The eight Second-Class Cruisers of the Astræa Class were completed between 1894 and 1896 and were quite old during World War I.



Four 18-in tubes arranged as follows:[1]

  • 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.

See Also


  1. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1891. p. 39.


  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.

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