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Name: ATTENTIVE
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 09/01/1904
Launched: 22/11/1904
Completed: 07/02/1906
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 748
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: 1 x 6ins, 8 x 1 x 4ins, 1 x 3ins guns)
History:
07/02/1906 British Royal Navy
12/04/1920 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
12/04/1920: Sold for breaking up by TW Ward at Preston


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

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

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 23/11/1904