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Name: ADVENTURE
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 09/01/1904
Launched: 08/09/1904
Completed: 06/11/1905
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 741
Dimensions: 2910disp, 374.0 x 38.25 x 13.3(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (22, 34 & 53 x 25.5ins), 16000ihp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn Leslie, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screw, 25.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 10 x 1 x 12pdr QF, 8 x 1 x 3pdr QF guns; 2 x 18.0ins torpedoes
(later: 2 x 1 x 6ins, 4 x 1 x 4ins, 1 x 3ins guns); no torpedoes
History:
06/11/1905 British Royal Navy
03/03/1920 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Adventure Class
Designed as a light cruiser to work with flotillas of destroyers
When destroyers became too fast, was relegated to 3rd class cruiser
03/03/1920: Sold for breaking up by TW Ward at Morecambe
09/04/1920: Arrived at Morecambe


Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum