Challenger Class Cruiser (1902)
The two cruisers of the Challenger class were completed in 1904 and 1905.
|Overview of 2 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Challenger||Chatham Royal Dockyard||1 Dec, 1900||27 May, 1902||3 May, 1904||31 May, 1920|
|Encounter||Devonport Royal Dockyard||28 Jan, 1901||18 Jun, 1902||21 Nov, 1905||to R.A.N. Jul, 1912|
In February, 1913, the 6-in mountings, along with many other 4-in and 6-in mountings in various capital ships and cruisers were to have illumination added for their training index racers.
- two submerged 18-in torpedo tubes arranged on the broadside forward, depressed 3 degrees and bearing abeam; axis of tube was 6 foot 6 inches below load water line and 1 feet 8 inches above deck.
- Admiralty Weekly Orders. The National Archives. ADM 182/4. 21 Feb, 1913 entries. pp. 3-4.
- Torpedo Manual, Vol. III, 1909. p. 265.
|Challenger Class Second Class Protected Cruiser|
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