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HMS Chester (1915)

Warship type: 
Length: 
456 ft 6 in (139.1 m) o/a
Beam: 
49 ft 10 in (15.2 m)
Draught: 
15 ft 3 in (4.65 m) mean
Laid down: 
1914 Oct 07
Launched Date: 
1915 Dec 08
Commissioned: 
1916 May 31
Fate: 
Sold for scrap, 9 November 1921
Builder: 
Cammell Laird, Birkenhead, England
HMS Chester at sea
Displacement: 
5,185 long tons (5,268 t)
Complement: 
500
Propulsion: 
4 × shafts; 3 × Parsons steam turbines
Speed: 
26.5 kn (49.1 km/h; 30.5
Armour: 
Waterline belt: 2 in (51 mm) Deck: .375–1.5 in (9.5–38.1 mm) Conning Tower: 4 in (102 mm)
Armament: 
10 × single BL 5.5-inch (140 mm) Mk I guns
2 × single QF 3-pounder (47 mm (1.9 in)) anti-aircraft guns
2 × 21 in (533 mm) torpedo tubes