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The Drake class was a four-ship class of armoured cruisers built around for the Royal Navy. The ships were powered by two 4-cylinder triple-expansion steam engineseach driving one shaft, using steam provided by 43 Belleville boilers. The main armament of the Drake -class ships consisted of two breech-loading BL 9.
Eight of these were mounted on the main deck and were only usable in calm weather. Drake - In My Own Class additional pounder 8 cwt guns could be dismounted for service ashore. The armour of the gun turrets and their barbettes was 6 inches thick while the casemate armour was 5 inches thick. The protective deck armour ranged in thickness from 1—2. The following table gives the build details and purchase cost of the Paper Chase - Prophet Rayza - The Spits & Pieces Mixtape Volume II of the Drake class.
Standard British practice at that time was for these costs to exclude armament and stores. The compilers of The Naval Annual revised costs quoted for British ships between the and editions. The reasons for the differences are unclear. The ships served in the First World War with only two surviving it. Good Hope was sunk at the Battle of Coronel in and Drake was torpedoed in Drake was also used to ferry Russian bullion gold in October from Arkhangelsk.
Royal Navy. Monmouth class. Armoured cruiser. Pembroke Dockyard. Good Hope ex- Africa. FairfieldGovan. John Brown Clydebank. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Drake class cruiser.
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