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HMAS Australia (1911)

Battlecruiser

HMAS Australia (1911)

Battlecruiser

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



HMAS Australia served the Royal Australian Navy during World War 1, being decommissioned in 1921.
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ORIGIN: Australia
YEAR: 1913
SHIP CLASS: Indefatigable-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (3): HMS Indefatigable; HMS New Zealand; HMAS Australia
OPERATORS: Australia
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base HMAS Australia (1911) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 800
LENGTH: 590 feet (179.83 meters)
BEAM: 80 feet (24.38 meters)
DRAUGHT: 30 feet (9.14 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 21,300 tons
PROPULSION: 31 x Babcock & Wilcox boilers with Parsons direct-drive steam turbines delivering to 4 x shafts.
SPEED (SURFACE): 27 knots (31 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 6,127 nautical miles (7,051 miles; 11,347 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



8 x BL 12-inch Mk X main guns
16 x BL 4-inch Mk VII guns
2 x 18" torpedo tubes
AIR WING



None.




MEDIA