HMS Australia (1888) CC  (2nd)

This the second ship to carry the name HMS Australia was a 2nd Class Armoured Cruiser.

Built by Fairfield of Govan, laid down 21-Apr-1885, launched 25-11-1886 and completed Oct-1888.

On completion served at Chatham 1888-89, then moved to the Mediterranean 1889-93.

Used as coast guard ship at Southampton Water 1893-1903.

Finally served at Chatham 1904.

Sold 1906.


Other HMS Australia
- 1st  HMS Australia
- 2nd HMS Australia
- 3rd HMS Australia

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This page last edited - 10 December, 2012.

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