HMS Australia

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HMS Australia, Royal Naval Coastguard ship. HMS Australia was a first-class cruiser of 1888 built by Napier at Glasgow.

Displacement: 5,600 tons.    Horse power: 8,500.    Length 300ft.    Beam: 56 ft.    Draught: 22 ft 6 ins.    Armament: two 22 ton guns, ten 6-pounder guns and ten 3-pounder quick-firers, and had a partial belt of 10 ins armour.   Speed:18.1 knots.    Complement: 484.

HMS Australia 25th November 1886 Sold 4th April 1905.

HMS Australia - Coastguard Ship in Southampton Water

Australia was a steel first-class cruiser and was completed for sea in 1888. She was built by Messrs Napier at Glasgow, and engined by the same firm. Commanded in 1896 by Captain W A D Acland

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HMS Australia

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