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HMS Natal |
Laid Down : 6th January 1904
Launched : 30th September 1905
Completed : 5th March 1907
Type : Cruiser
Class : Warrior
Builder : Vickers Maxim
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 1st ship with this name.
Fate : 30 December 1915 blown up by internal explosion at Cromarty Firth
Yard No.316 Launched by Duchess of Devonshire Designer Sir P Watts 12,660 tons displacement (designed was 13,550 tons) 505.5ft overall x 480ft pp x 73.5ft x 39.9ft depth x 27.5ft draught Two sets of triple expansion 4 cylinder engines driving twin scews and of 23,621 IHP 23.24 knots on trials 19 Yarrow and 6 cylindrical boilers Bunkers 1000 tons of coal, stowage for 2050 tons plus 400 tons of oil Armament six 9.2in, four 7.5in.two 12pdr field guns, twenty-five 3pdrs, two machine guns, eight pom poms and three 18in submerged torpedo tubes Complement 704 Cost £1,162,366
Commissioned 5 March 1907 in the 5th Cruiser Squadron. Home Fleet 1909-1914 2nd Cruiser Squadron, Home Fleet August 1914 transferred to the Grand Fleet
HMS Natal Photos for Sale
HMS Natal (left) with Peruvian cruiser Almirante Grau, 1907.
HMS Natal, 1911.
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Last edited : 17:30, May 8, 2011
By : jbryce1437
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