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HMS Astrea

HMS Astrea was built at Devonport Dockyard and launched 17th March 1893 and completed 5th November  Served in the China Station in 1906 and went to Colombo in September 1908 and 1901. returning the the Uk in 1911. re commissioned in the 3rd Fleet at the Nore in June 1912. re commissioned for cape of Good Hope  and West Africa station in April 1913. Bombed Dar-es-Salaam on the 8th August 1914 and blockaded the German Cruiser Konigsburg in the Rufiji Delta. served returning to the UK after the war to be paid off in July 1919 scrapped in Germany 1920

Displacement: 4,360 tons.    I.H.P: 7,500    Length: 320 feet.    Beam: 49 ft 6 ins.   Depth: 19 ft.    Speed: 18 - 19.5 knots.     Complement: 318.   Armament: Two 6 in quick firing guns, eight 4.7 in quick firing guns, ten 6 pdr quick firers, one 3pdr quick firer and four 18 in torpedo tubes.

HMS Atraea, 1895.

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HMS Astraea possibly in Hong Kong. A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  Walker Archive. Order Code  PHC0030

The Crew of HMS Astraea c.1908. Tony Davies

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HMS Astraea in 1897 a second class cruiser of 4,360 tons and speed of 20 knots, part of the Mediterranean Fleet.

HMS Astraea in Hong Kong c.1908.

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The Captain and Officers of HMS Astraea in 1890's.

Captain Henry D Barry and the officers of the second-class cruiser Astraea, which served on the Mediterranean Station in 1890's. She was then commissioned into Devonport in November 1895.

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HMS Astraea with HMS Hyacinth.  

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HMS Astraea 17th March 1893 Sold to breakers 1920.
HMS Bonaventure 2nd December 1892 Sold to breakers 1920.
HMS Cambrian 30th January 1893 Sold to breakers 1923.
HMS Charybdis 15th June 1893 Sold to breakers 1922.
HMS Flora 21st November 1893 Sold to breakers 1922.
HMS Forte 9th December 1893 Sold to breakers 1914.
HMS Fox 15th June 1893 Sold to breakers 1920.
HMS Hermione 7th November 1893 Sold in 1922 became TS Warspite until 1940.
 

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