HMS Spartiate (1898)
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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Spartiate.
|File:HMS Spartiate (1898).jpg|
|Launched:||October 27, 1898|
|Renamed:||Fisgard, June 1915|
|Fate:||Sold July 1932|
|Length:||435 ft (133 m) (462 ft 6 in (140.97 m) o/a)|
|Beam:||69 ft (21 m)|
|Draught:||25 ft 6 in (7.77 m)|
2 shaft triple expansion engines|
16.500 - 18,000 hp
|Speed:||20 - 20.5 knots|
16 x single QF 6-inch (152.4 mm) guns
6 inch casemates|
4.5-2 inch decks
HMS Spartiate was a ship of the Diadem-class of protected cruiser in the Royal Navy. She was built at Pembroke Dock and launched on October 27, 1898. She was a stokers' training ship in 1914 and was renamed Fisgard in June 1915. She survived the War and was sold in July 1932. She returned to Pembroke to be broken up.
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: the complete record of all fighting ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham. ISBN 9781861762818. OCLC 67375475.
- Diadem class at worldwar1.co.uk