HMS Galatea (1887)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Galatea.
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Career (United Kingdom)
Name: HMS Galatea
Builder: Robert Napier & Sons, Govan
Laid down: 21 April 1885
Launched: 10 March 1887
Fate: Sold for breaking up 4 April 1905
General characteristics
Class and type: Orlando-class armoured cruiser
Displacement: 5,600 tons
Length: 300 ft (91 m)
Beam: 56 ft (17 m)
Draught: 22.5 ft (6.9 m)
Installed power: 5,500 hp (4,100 kW)
8,500 hp (6,300 kW) forced-draught
Propulsion: 3-cylinder triple-extension steam engines
two shafts
4 double-ended boilers
Speed: 17 knots (31 km/h) natural draught
18 knots (33 km/h) forced draught
Range: 10,000 nautical miles (19,000 km) at 10 knots (19 km/h)
Complement: 484
Armament:
Armour: Belt: 10 in (250 mm)
Conning tower: 12 in (300 mm)

HMS Galatea was an Orlando-class first-class cruiser built in Glasgow, and launched on 10 March 1887 and sold for scrapping on 5 April 1905.

She served as coast guard ship at Hull in 1901 and 1902.[1]

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  1. ^ "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Wednesday, 19 June 1901. (36485), p. 7.

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