Shipwreck Preservation Society

of Newfoundland & Labrador

 Built  Beardmore & Co., Glasgow   Completed  1921
 Owner  Royal Navy  Type  Hawkins class cruiser
 Gross Tons  9750  Assignment

 Flagship: Atlantic & West

 Indies Squadron

 Length  605.5 feet  Vice-Admiral  Sir William Pakenham
 Beam  65.2 feet  Captain  Sir Arthur Bromley
 Draft  20.8 feet  Crew  797
 Engines  4 steam turbines  Propellers  4
 Boilers  4 oil + 2 oil/coal  Main guns  7 x 7.5 inch
 Horsepower  70,000 hp  Torpedo tubes  6 x 21 inch
 Speed  31 knots  Armour  1 to 3 inch

Shipwreck Information

 Date  August 8, 1922  Location  Point Amour, Labrador
 Fate  Ran aground  Crew lost  11
 Weather  Fog  Sea state  Rough

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