Difference between revisions of "Medea Class Cruiser (1888)"
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The five Second-Class Cruisers of the Medea Class were completed in 1889 and 1890 and so were quite old during World War I. They were sometimes referred to as the Marathon class.
|Overview of 5 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Marathon||Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Govan||10 Aug, 1887||23 Aug, 1888||1889||Sold 1905|
|Magicienne||Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Govan||10 Aug, 1887||12 May, 1888||1889||Sold 1905|
|Medea||Chatham Royal Dockyard||25 Apr, 1887||9 Jun, 1888||1889||Sold 1914|
|Medusa||Chatham Royal Dockyard||25 Aug, 1887||11 Aug, 1888||1889||Sold 1920|
|Melpomene||Portsmouth Royal Dockyard||10 Oct, 1887||20 Sep, 1888||1890||Sold 1905|
- six 6-in guns
- nine 6-pdr quick firing guns
- one 3-pdr guns
- three machine guns
- two torpedo tubes
- Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.
|Medea Class Second Class Protected Cruiser|
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