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HMAS Australia (1911)


Battlecruiser


HMAS Australia served the Royal Australian Navy during World War 1, being decommissioned in 1921.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 6/22/2016






Specifications



Year:
1913
Ship Class [ Indefatigable-class ]
Ships-in-Class [ 3 ] :
HMS Indefatigable; HMS New Zealand; HMAS Australia
National flag of Australia Australia
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
Length:
590 ft (179.83 m)
Width / Beam:
80 ft (24.38 m)
Height / Draught:
30 ft (9.14 m)
Displacement (Surface):
21,300 tons
31 x Babcock & Wilcox boilers with Parsons direct-drive steam turbines delivering to 4 x shafts.
Speed (Surface):
27 kts (31 mph)
Range:
6,127 nm (7,051 miles; 11,347 km)
8 x BL 12-inch Mk X main guns
16 x BL 4-inch Mk VII guns
2 x 18" torpedo tubes
None.

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