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Name: BIRMINGHAM
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 10/06/1912
Launched: 07/05/1913
Completed: 30/01/1914
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 851
Dimensions: 5440disp, 430.0 x 49.5 x 15.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, Parsons type, 25000shp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn Leslie, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 25.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 9 x 1 x 6.0ins, 5 x 1 x 3pdr, 1 x 12pdr guns; 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
30/01/1914 British Royal Navy
12/03/1931 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Birmingham Class of light cruisers
12/03/1931: Arrived at Pembroke Dock for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd


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