The Arrogant Class cruisers were built as part of the
1895 Naval programme and were intended to be used with the fleet and
to use "ramming tactics during action. Their ram was heavier and more
pronounced than other second rate cruisers. The arrogant Class were
the first second rate cruisers to be fitted with water tube boilers,
with six Belleville boilers mounted in each of the three Boiler
rooms. In 1903 to 1904 the class were re armed with ten 6 -inch
Displacement: 5750 tons, Speed: 19 Knots.
Compliment 480 Armament: Four 6 inch Guns, Six 4.7-inch QF
guns , Eight 12 pdr and Three 3 pdr QF, 5 machine Guns. Three
18-inch Torpedo Tubes
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