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Name: AMETHYST
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 04/01/1903
Launched: 05/11/1903
Completed: 17/03/1905
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 735
Dimensions: 3000disp, 360.0 x 40.0 x 14.5(draft)ft
Engines: 3 x Steam turbines, 12000ihp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co, Wallsend
Propulsion: 3 x Screws, 22.5knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 12 x 1 x 4ins QF, 8 x 1 x 3pdr QF guns, 2 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
17/03/1905 British Royal Navy
01/10/1920 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Gem Class
01/10/1920: Broken up by Towers at Milford Haven


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