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Royal Arthur, 1891
Type: Submarine Depot Ship, late Cruiser, 1st Class ; Armament 1 x 22-ton 9.2" ; 12 x 6 pdr qf
Launched : 26 Feb 1891 ; Disposal date or year : 1921
Displacement: 7700 tons
Complement: 544
Machinery notes: 10,000 ; Speed ; 19.7 knots ;
Notes:

1890 Centaur renamed Royal Arthur prior to launch

26 Jun 1897 Present at the Naval Review at Spithead in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee.

11 Mar 1900 It is reported that the Royal Arthur is to be recommissioned on the Australian Station.

19 Aug 1913 Recommissioned at Sheerness

Aug 1914 Queenstown. Tenth Cruiser Squadron ; Training Squadron