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HMS New Zealand (1911)

Battlecruiser Warship

HMS New Zealand was commissioned by the Royal Navy during 1912 and saw a service career through World War 1 before being sold for scrapping in 1922.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 11/14/2016
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Year: 1912
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: 27 ft (8.23 m)
Displacement (Surface): 18,800 tons
Propulsion: 31 x Babcock & Wilcox water-tube boilers with 4 x Parsons steam turbines driving 4 x shafts.
Speed (Surface): 25 kts (29 mph)
Range: 6,691 nm (7,700 miles; 12,392 km)
Operators: United Kingdom


4 x 12" BL Mk X main guns (4x2)
16 x 4" BL Mk VII guns
2 x 18" torpedo tubes

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