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Name: CENTAUR
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 24/01/1915
Launched: 06/01/1916
Completed: 26/08/1916
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 888
Dimensions: 3828disp, 420.0 x 41.2 x 13.5(draft)ft
Engines: 4 x geared turbines, Parsons type, 30000ihp
Engines by: Vickers Ltd
Propulsion: 4 x Screws, 28.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 5 x 1 x 6.0ins, 2 x 1 x 3.0ins, 2 x 3pdr guns, 2 x 21.0inch torpedoes
History:
26/08/1916 British Royal Navy
02/1934 Broken up
Comments: 02/1934: Sold for breaking up by JJ King at Troon
03/1934: Arrived at Troon