Orlando Class

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Orlando class cruisers included HMS Orlando, HMS Australia, HMS Aurora, HMS Narcissus, HMS Undaunted, HMS Immortalite and HMS Galatea. During 1897-1900 the old 25 calibre 9.2 ins guns were replaced by 30 calibre guns and the old 6 ins pieces converted to quick-firers.

 

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 Aurora 28th October 1887 Sold on 2nd October 1907.
HMS Australia 25th November 1886 Sold 4th April 1905.
HMS Galatea 10th March 1887 Sold 4th April 1905.
HMS Immortalite 7th July 1887 Sold 1st January 1907.
HMS Narcissus 15th December 1886 Sold 11th September 1906.
HMS Orlando 3rd August 1886 Sold 11th July 1905.
HMS Undaunted 25th November 1886 Sold 9th April 1907.
HMS Aurora

  HMS Aurora

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HMS Immortalite

HMS Immortalite.

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HMS Narcissus

HMS Narcissus became a gunnery training ship with a special armament and her guns were stored for use in case of war. She is pictured here pre 1896

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HMS Narcissus. 

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HMS Narcissus.

HMS Undaunted

HMS Undaunted, October, 1894

HMS Undaunted.

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