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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 | Edited: 6/22/2016
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Specifications


Year: 1913
Ships-in-Class: 3
Named Ships: HMS Indefatigable; HMS New Zealand; HMAS Australia
Complement: 800
Length: 590 ft (179.83 m)
Width: 80 ft (24.38 m)
Height: 30 ft (9.14 m)
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 kts (31 mph)
Range: 6,127 nm (7,051 miles; 11,347 km)
Operators: Australia




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.
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