HMS Barham

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History of the Royal Naval third class cruiser HMS Barham. HMS Barham was launched at Portsmouth 1889 and served in the Royal Navy's Mediterranean Fleet from 1905. HMS Barham was sold for scrapping in 1914.

Displacement: 1,830 tons.    I.H.P: 4,700    Length: 280 feet.    Beam: 35ft.   Maximum draught: 13 ft 3ins.   Speed: 17 knots.

Photograph of the 3rd Class Cruiser HMS Barham, built 1889 and scrapped 1914. She served in the Mediterranean Fleet from January 1905 and was later recommissioned 4 years later at Malta and again when at Devonport in 1911. ? Tony Davies

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