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Great Britain's Fiji class cruisers

Photos

HMS Bermuda in Algiers firing at night raiders on November 28, 1942:
HMS Bermuda in Algiers firing at night raiders on November 28, 1942
©IWM, A-13744

HMS Bermuda on February 26, 1943:
HMS Bermuda on February 26, 1943
©IWM, A-14578
HMS Bermuda:
HMS Bermuda
©IWM, FL-1808
HMS Bermuda just launched one of its Walrus aircraft:
HMS Bermuda just launched one of its Walrus aircraft
©IWM, A-15215
HMS Ceylon in the Clyde:
HMS Ceylon in the Clyde
©IWM, FL-7789
HMS Fiji on August 28, 1942:
HMS Fiji on August 28, 1942
©IWM, FL-13125
HMS Gambia in August 1942:
HMS Gambia in August 1942
©IWM, A-12925
HMS Gambia:
HMS Gambia
©IWM, A-12929
HMS Jamaica in Hvalfjord, Iceland in October 1943:
HMS Jamaica in Hvalfjord, Iceland in October 1943
©IWM, A-20388
HMS Jamaica on September 18, 1943:
HMS Jamaica on September 18, 1943
©IWM, FL-10556
HMS Jamaica refueling in September 1944:
HMS Jamaica refueling in September 1944
©IWM, A-25705
HMS Jamaica:
HMS Jamaica
©IWM, A-14357
HMS Kenya in January 1941:
HMS Kenya in January 1941
©IWM, A-2785

HMS Kenya:
HMS Kenya
©IWM, FL-9253
HMS Kenya in the Arctic Circle in May 1942:
HMS Kenya in the Arctic Circle in May 1942
©IWM, A-9223
HMS Kenya:
HMS Kenya
©IWM, A-5432
HMS Kenya:
HMS Kenya
©IWM, A-5433
HMS Mauritius escorting the Queen Mary in August 1942:
HMS Mauritius escorting the Queen Mary in August 1942
©IWM, A-11322

HMS Mauritius rounding the Cape in August 1942:
HMS Mauritius rounding the Cape in August 1942
©IWM, A-11315
HMS Mauritius at Grand Port, Mauritius in August 1942:
HMS Mauritius at Grand Port, Mauritius in August 1942
©IWM, A-11317
HMS Mauritius in August 1942:
HMS Mauritius  in  August 1942
©IWM, A-11310
HMS Mauritius in August 1942:
HMS Mauritius in August 1942
©IWM, A-11312
HMS Newfoundland in Greenock:
HMS Newfoundland in Greenock
©IWM, A-23435
HMS Nigeria at Scapa Flow in January 1942:
HMS Nigeria at Scapa Flow in January 1942
©IWM, A-6950
HMS Trinidad on February 5, 1942:
HMS Trinidad on February 5, 1942
©IWM, A-14358
HMS Trinidad escorting an Arctic Convoy:
HMS Trinidad escorting an Arctic Convoy
©IWM, A-8087
HMS Trinidad at Hvalfjord, Iceland:
HMS Trinidad at Hvalfjord, Iceland
©IWM, A-7683
HMS Uganda on October 14, 1944:
HMS Uganda on October 14, 1944
©IWM, FL-17797

Design

The Fiji class were designed within the restrictions of the London Naval Treaty of 1937. The 6" gun was selected over the weaker 5.25" gun because of newer Japanese cruiser designs.

More welding was used during the construction of the Fiji class cruisers.

Aircraft

There was one catapult to launch the three aircraft that were carried. There were two box hangers installed on either side of the front funnel. Originally the Walrus was carried and these were later replaced by the Sea Otter.

Armament

As the war progressed it was found that it was advisable to increase the anti-aircraft armament of the ships. Three of the ships, Ceylon, Newfoundland, and Uganda had there X turret replaced by two 4" twin mounts.

Ships

 

HMS Bermuda

  • 1939 Program.
  • Class: Fiji
  • Manufacturer: Clydebank, John Brown
  • November 30, 1938: Laid down.
  • September 11, 1941: Launched.
  • August 5, 1942, August 21, 1942: Completed. Had ten 20 mm guns.
  • 1942 - 1945: Home Fleet.
  • September 1943, September 14 - 22, 1943: Refit at Devonport. Six 20 mm guns added.
  • 1944 -1945: Aircraft equipment removed.
  • Spring 1944, April 4 - May 9, 1944: Refit at Tyne. Aircraft equipment and twelve 20 mm guns removed. Eight 20 mm twin mounts added.
  • June 1944 - April 1945, June 11, 1944 - April 10, 1945: Refit at Glasgow. X turret and four 20 mm twin mounts removed. Three 2 pdr quad mounts and four 2 pdr guns added.
  • 1945: Pacific Fleet.
  • August 1945, August 3 - ?, 1945: Refit in Sydney. Two 20 mm twin mounts and two 20 mm guns removed. Two Boffins and two 40 mm Bofors Mk III guns added.

HMS Ceylon

  • 1938 Program.
  • Class: Fiji, Uganda
  • Manufacturer: Stephen, Stephens
  • April 27, 1939: Laid down.
  • May - June 1940: Dunkirk crisis caused suspension of construction. Later built as Uganda class.
  • July 30, 1942: Launched.
  • July 13, 1943: Completed.
  • 1943, July 1943 - Late 1943: Home Fleet.
  • Late 1943: 4th Cruiser Squadron, Eastern Fleet.
  • 1944: Eastern Fleet.
  • 1944: Supported carrier raids on Sabang, Soerabaya, and Sumatra.
  • April 1944: Two 20 mm twin mounts and eight 20 mm guns added.
  • November 1944: British Pacific Fleet.
  • 1945: Pacific Fleet. East Indies.
  • January 16, 1945: Sailed from Trincomalee for raid on Pankalan Braden.
  • May 1945: Shelling Nicobar Islands in Indian Ocean.
  • September 1945: Four 20 mm twin mounts and six 20 mm guns removed. Four 40 mm Bofors Mk III added.

HMS Fiji

  • 1937 Program.
  • Class: Fiji
  • Manufacturer: Clydebank, John Brown
  • March 30, 1938: Laid down.
  • May 31, 1939: Launched.
  • May 5, 1940, May 17, 1940: Completed.
  • ?: Two 0.5" machine gun quad mounts added.
  • May 1940, 1940 - 1941: Home Fleet.
  • August 31, 1940: Sailed from Clyde for Operation Menace, the attack on Dakar.
  • September 1940, September 1, 1940: Hit by torpedo from U32.
  • September 1940 - February 1941: Repairs. Two 0.5" machine gun quad mounts added.
  • 1941: Mediterranean Fleet.
  • March 1941: Patrolled Denmark Straits for Admiral Scheer.
  • April 1941: Member of Force H blockading Brest.
  • May 1941: Escort Malta convoys.
  • May 1941: Crete.
  • May 22, 1941: Sunk. Hit by bombs from a Bf 109 of 1/LG2 after expending all anti-aircraft ammunition.

HMS Gambia

  • 1938 Program.
  • Class: Fiji
  • Manufacturer: Swan Hunter
  • July 24, 1938, July 24, 1939: Laid down.
  • November 30, 1940: Launched.
  • February 21, 1942: Completed.
  • February 1942, February 22 - 25, 1942: Refit at Rosyth. Six 20 mm guns added.
  • 1942: Eastern Fleet.
  • February 1942: East Indies.
  • September 1942: Madagascar.
  • 1943: Eastern Fleet. East Indies.
  • 1943 - 1944: Home Fleet.
  • June - September 1943, June 16 - September 22, 1943: Refit at Liverpool. Aircraft equipment, two 2 pdr guns, and six 20 mm guns were removed. Ten 20 mm twin mounts added.
  • December 1943: Bay of Biscay. Hunted German blockade runners.
  • 1943: Crewed by Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • 1944: Eastern Fleet.
  • 1944 - 1946: Loaned to New Zealand Navy.
  • February 1944: Hunted blockade runners in the Cocos Islands.
  • 1944 - 1945, November 1944: British Pacific Fleet.
  • April 1945: Okinawa support.

HMS Jamaica

  • 1938 Program.
  • Class: Fiji
  • Manufacturer: Vickers, Vickers Armstrong at Barrow
  • April 28, 1938: Laid down.
  • November 15, 1940, November 16, 1940: Launched.
  • June 29, 1942: Completed.
  • 1942 - 1945, June 1942: Home Fleet. Arctic convoy escort.
  • November 1942: Supported Torch landings in North Africa. Center Task Force.
  • 1943: Eight 20 mm twin mounts added.
  • December 1943: Battle of North Cape.
  • 1944: Soviet Union convoy escort. Supported raids on Norway.
  • 1944 - 1945: X turret removed.

HMS Kenya

  • 1937 Program.
  • Class: Fiji
  • Manufacturer: Stephen, Stephens
  • June 18, 1938: Laid down.
  • August 18, 1939: Launched.
  • September 27, 1940: Completed.
  • 1940 - 1943, September 1940: Home Fleet. Atlantic WS convoy escort.
  • May 1941: Member of 2nd Cruiser Squadron hunting for Bismarck.
  • June 1941: Captured German supply ship for Bismarck, the Belchen with HMS Aurora.
  • June 25, 1941: Collided with HMS Brighton.
  • Summer 1941, July 1 - August 21, 1941: Repairs at Rosyth. Two 0.5" machine gun quad mounts and two 20 mm guns added.
  • September 1941: Mediterranean. Operation Halberd.
  • November 1941: Home Fleet. Bombarded Norwegian coastal positions.
  • December 1941: Supported Vaagsö raid.
  • December 7 - 13, 1941: Refit at Rosyth.
  • June 1942: Mediterranean. Operation Harpoon. Operation Vigorous.
  • August 1942: Operation Pedestal.
  • August 12, 1942: Hit by torpedo from Italian submarine Alagi.
  • August - December 1942, August 27 - December 28, 1942: Repairs at Tyne. Two 20 mm gun and all / four the 0.5" machine gun quad mounts removed. Six 20 mm twin mounts added.
  • 1943 - 1944: Eastern Fleet.
  • Late 1943: Two 20 mm twin mounts added.
  • January 1944: 4th Cruiser Squadron, Eastern Fleet.
  • 1945: East Indies. Home Fleet.
  • 1945: Aircraft equipment removed.
  • Early 1945: Supported Arakan invasion.
  • April 1945, April 7 - 20, 1945: Refit at Durban. X turret removed. Two 40 mm Bofors twin mounts added.

HMS Mauritius

  • 1937 Program.
  • Class: Fiji
  • Manufacturer: Swan Hunter
  • March 31, 1938: Laid down.
  • July 19, 1939: Launched.
  • December 14, 1940, January 1, 1941, January 4, 1941: Completed.
  • 1941, January 1941: Home Fleet.
  • 1941 - 1942, Late 1941: East Indies.
  • 1942, 1942 - 1943: Eastern Fleet.
  • Early 1942, February 12 - April 2, 1942: Refit at Devonport. Four 20 mm guns added.
  • 1943 - 1944, April 1943: Mediterranean Fleet.
  • ?, June 1943: Damaged when grounded.
  • June 1943, June 7 - July 2, 1943: Repairs in Alexandria. Aircraft equipment removed. Twenty 20 mm guns added. Two 0.5" quad mounts removed.
  • July 1943: Operation Husky. Invasion of Sicily. Member of Support Force East.
  • September 1943: Covered Salerno invasion.
  • End of 1943: Bay of Biscay. Hunted blockade runners.
  • 1944 - 1945: Home Fleet.
  • January 1944: Supported Anzio invasion.
  • April 14 - May 10, 1944: Refit at Chatham. Port side aircraft crane removed.
  • June 1944: Operation Overlord. Normandy invasion. Force D supporting Sword Beach.
  • August 1944: Patrols off Brittany coast to eliminate remaining German shipping.
  • August 14 - 15, 1944: With destroyers sank Sperrbrecher 167.
  • August 22 - 23, 1944: Sank five Vorpostenboote.
  • August 1944: Home Fleet. Supported carrier raids in Norwegian waters.
  • 1945: Aircraft equipment removed.
  • January 1945: With HMS Diadem fought German destroyers. Z31 was heavily damaged.
  • February 1945 - March 1946: Refit at Cammell-Laird.

HMS Newfoundland

  • 1939 Program.
  • Class: Fiji, Uganda
  • Manufacturer: Swan Hunter
  • November 9, 1939: Laid down.
  • May - June 1940: Dunkirk crisis caused suspension of construction. Later built as Uganda class.
  • December 19, 1941: Launched.
  • December 31, 1942, January 20, 1943, January 21, 1943: Completed.
  • 1943: Home Fleet. Mediterranean.
  • 1943 - 1944: Mediterranean Fleet.
  • June 1943: Bombardment of Pantelleria.
  • July 1943: Supported Sicily invasion. Support Force East.
  • July 23, 1943: Hit by torpedo from Italian submarine Ascianghi.
  • July 29 - August 7, 1943: Temporary repairs in Malta.
  • August 1943 - April 1944, August 27, 1943 - April 24, 1944: Repairs in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 1944: Home Fleet.
  • April 1944: Six 20 mm guns added.
  • April - November 1944, May 15 - November 13, 1944: Refit at Clyde. Aircraft equipment removed. Two 20 mm twin mounts, two 20 mm guns, and two Bofors quad mounts added.
  • 1945: Eastern Fleet. Pacific Fleet.
  • May 1945: With Australian forces around New Guinea.
  • June 1945: Raid on Truk.
  • July 1945: Bombarding Japanese mainland.
  • September 1945: Tokyo Bay for Japanese surrender.

HMS Nigeria

  • 1937 Program.
  • Class: Fiji
  • Manufacturer: Vickers, Vickers Armstrong at Tyne
  • February 8, 1938: Laid down.
  • July 18, 1939: Launched.
  • September 20, 1940, September 23, 1940: Completed.
  • September 1940 - 1944: Home Fleet.
  • September - December 1940: Atlantic convoy escort.
  • March 1941: Hunted German warships in Icelandic waters.
  • June 1941: Captured German weather ship Laurenburg off Jan Mayen Island. Much valuable code data was captured.
  • Summer 1941: Spitzbergen operations.
  • September 1941: Four 20 mm guns added.
  • September 1, 1941: In a collision.
  • September 6, 1941: Sank Bremse off North Cape with HMS Aurora.
  • September 17 - December 15, 1941: Repairs at Tyne.
  • October 1941: Aircraft equipment removed.
  • 1942: Arctic convoy escort.
  • August 1942: Mediterranean for Operation Pedestal.
  • August 12, 1942: Torpedoed by Italian submarine Axum near Skerki bank.
  • August 1942 - June 1943, August 1942 - June 30, 1943: Repairs and refit at Charleston, New York. Two 0.5" quad mount, one / four 20 mm guns, and the port side aircraft crane removed. Eight 20 mm twin mounts added.
  • 1944: Eastern Fleet.
  • 1944: Covered carrier raids on Japanese installations in East Indies.
  • 1945: East Indies.
  • January 1945: Supported Arakan invasion.

HMS Trinidad

  • 1937 Program.
  • Class: Fiji
  • Manufacturer: Devonport Dock Yard
  • April 21, 1938: Laid down.
  • March 21, 1940: Launched.
  • October 14, 1941: Completed.
  • 1941 - 1942, October 1941: Home Fleet. Arctic convoy escort.
  • March 29, 1942: Hit by own torpedo.
  • May 1942: Two 20 mm guns added.
  • May 15, 1942: Sunk. Wrecked by bombs from aircraft of III/KG30.

HMS Uganda

  • 1938 Program.
  • Class: Fiji, Uganda
  • Manufacturer: Vickers-Armstrong at Tyne
  • July 20, 1939: Laid down.
  • May - June 1940: Dunkirk crisis caused suspension of construction. Later built as Uganda class.
  • August 7, 1941: Launched.
  • January 3, 1943: Completed.
  • 1943: Home Fleet.
  • 1943 - 1944: Mediterranean Fleet.
  • September 13, 1943: Hit by FX1400 guided missile in Salerno Bay.
  • October 1943 - October 1944, October 1943 - October 14, 1944: Repairs in Charlestown. Six 20 mm twin mounts and port side aircraft crane removed. Eight 20 mm guns added.
  • 1944: Refit United States.
  • October 21, 1944: Transferred to Canadian Navy. Name changed to Quebec.
  • October 15, 1944 - June 2, 1945: Refit in Portsmouth. X turret, aircraft equipment, and four 20 mm twin mounts removed. Three 2 pdr quad mounts, four 2 pdr guns, and four 20 mm guns added.
  • 1945: Pacific Fleet.
  • Early 1945: Aircraft equipment and four 20 mm twin mounts removed. Three 2 pdr quad mounts and four 2 pdr guns added.

Specifications

  Fiji class
Crew 730, 733, 980
Crew - Flagship 900
Displacement 8,000 tons, 8,530 tons
Displacement - Loaded 10,450 tons
Physical Characteristics  
Length 555' 6"
169.31 m
Length - Between Perpendiculars 538', 549'
163.98 m
Length - Water Line  
Beam 62'
18.9 m
Draft / Height 16' 6", 19' 10"
6.04 m
Draft / Height - Maximum  
Performance  
Speed 31.5 knots, 32.25 knots, 33 knots
Range  
Range at 13 knots 6,520 nautical miles
Armament 6": 9 or 12
6" triple turrets: 4
6" Mk XXIII triple turrets: 4
6" L/50 Mk XXIII triple turrets: 4
Anti-Aircraft 4:" 8
4" twin mounts: 4
4" Mk XVI twin mounts: 4
4" L/45 QF Mk XVI HA twin mounts: 4
2 pdr quad mounts: 2
2 pdr: 1, 16 - 41
0.5" machine gun quad mounts: 2
Saluting  
Torpedo Tubes 21": 2 mounts 3 tubes each, 6
Aircraft 3
Armor  
Belt - Machinery 3.25"
Belt - Magazines 3.5"
Belt - Main 3.25", 3.25" - 3.5"
Bulkheads 1.5" - 2"
Control Tower 4"
Deck 2"
Deck - Machinery 2" - 3.25", 3.25"
Deck - Magazine 2"
Turrets 1" - 2", 2"
Turrets - Top 2"
Engines  
Boilers Admiralty: 4
Shafts 4
Turbines Geared
Parsons geared
HP 72,500, 80,000
Oil 1,613 tons - 1,700 tons, 1,700 tons
  Uganda class
Crew 730, 733
Crew - Flagship  
Displacement 8,000 tons, 8,530 tons, 8,800 tons
Displacement - Loaded 10,800 tons
Physical Characteristics  
Length 555' 6"
169.31 m
Length - Between Perpendiculars 538', 549'
163.98 m
Length - Water Line  
Beam 62'
18.9 m
Draft / Height 16' 6", 19' 10"
6.04 m
Draft / Height - Maximum  
Performance  
Speed 31.5 knots 32.25 knots, 33 knots
Range  
Range at 13 knots 6,520 nautical miles
Armament 6": 9
6" triple turrets: 3
6" Mk XXIII triple turrets: 3
6" L/50 Mk XXIII triple turrets: 3
Anti-Aircraft 4": 10
4" twin mounts: 4
4" Mk XVI twin mounts: 4
2 pdr quad mounts: 3, 5
20 mm: 16 - 20
20 mm twin mounts: 10
Saluting  
Torpedo Tubes 21": 2 mounts 3 tubes each, 6
Aircraft 0, 2
Armor  
Belt - Machinery 3.25"
Belt - Magazines 3.25"
Belt - Main 3.25", 3.25" - 3.5"
Bulkheads  
Control Tower 4"
Deck 2"
Deck - Machinery 2"
Deck - Magazine 2"
Turrets 1" - 2"
Turrets - Top 2"
Engines  
Boilers Admiralty: 4
Shafts 4
Turbines Geared
Parsons geared
HP 72,500, 80,000
Oil 1,700 tons
  HMS Bermuda
Crew  
Crew - Flagship  
Displacement  
Displacement - Loaded  
Physical Characteristics  
Length  
Length - Between Perpendiculars  
Length - Water Line  
Beam  
Draft / Height  
Draft / Height - Maximum  
Performance  
Speed  
Range  
Armament  
Anti-Aircraft 20 mm: 10
Saluting  
Torpedo Tubes  
Aircraft  
Armor  
Belt - Main  
Bulkheads  
Control Tower  
Deck  
Turrets  
Engines  
Boilers  
Shafts  
Turbines  
HP  
Oil  
  HMS Ceylon
Crew  
Crew - Flagship  
Displacement  
Displacement - Loaded  
Physical Characteristics  
Length  
Length - Between Perpendiculars  
Length - Water Line  
Beam  
Draft / Height  
Draft / Height - Maximum  
Performance  
Speed  
Range  
Armament  
Anti-Aircraft 20 mm twin mounts: 16
Saluting  
Torpedo Tubes  
Aircraft  
Armor  
Belt - Main  
Bulkheads  
Control Tower  
Deck  
Turrets  
Engines  
Boilers  
Shafts  
Turbines  
HP  
Oil  
  HMS Fiji
Crew  
Crew - Flagship  
Displacement - April 1940 8,524 tons
Displacement - Loaded - April 1940 10,724 tons
Physical Characteristics  
Length  
Length - Between Perpendiculars  
Length - Water Line  
Beam  
Draft / Height  
Draft / Height - Maximum  
Performance  
Speed  
Range  
Armament  
Anti-Aircraft 0.5" quad mounts: 2
Saluting  
Torpedo Tubes  
Aircraft  
Armor  
Belt - Main  
Bulkheads  
Control Tower  
Deck  
Turrets  
Engines  
Boilers  
Shafts  
Turbines  
HP  
Oil  
  HMS Gambia
Crew  
Crew - Flagship  
Displacement - January 2, 1942 8,735 tons
Displacement - Loaded - January 2, 1942 11,017 tons
Physical Characteristics  
Length  
Length - Between Perpendiculars  
Length - Water Line  
Beam  
Draft / Height  
Draft / Height - Maximum  
Performance  
Speed  
Range  
Armament  
Anti-Aircraft 2 pdr: 2
Saluting  
Torpedo Tubes  
Aircraft  
Armor  
Belt - Main  
Bulkheads  
Control Tower  
Deck  
Turrets  
Engines  
Boilers  
Shafts  
Turbines  
HP  
Oil  
  HMS Kenya
Crew  
Crew - Flagship  
Displacement - August 23, 1940 8,464 tons
Displacement - Loaded - August 23, 1940 10,673 tons
Physical Characteristics  
Length  
Length - Between Perpendiculars  
Length - Water Line  
Beam  
Draft / Height  
Draft / Height - Maximum  
Performance  
Speed  
Range  
Armament  
Anti-Aircraft 0.5" quad mounts: 2
Saluting  
Torpedo Tubes  
Aircraft  
Armor  
Belt - Main  
Bulkheads  
Control Tower  
Deck  
Turrets  
Engines  
Boilers  
Shafts  
Turbines  
HP  
Oil  
  HMS Mauritius
Crew  
Crew - Flagship  
Displacement - November 17, 1940 8,526 tons
Displacement - Loaded - November 17, 1940 10,736 tons
Physical Characteristics  
Length  
Length - Between Perpendiculars  
Length - Water Line  
Beam  
Draft / Height  
Draft / Height - Maximum  
Performance  
Speed  
Range  
Armament  
Anti-Aircraft 0.5" quad mounts: 2
Saluting  
Torpedo Tubes  
Aircraft  
Armor  
Belt - Main  
Bulkheads  
Control Tower  
Deck  
Turrets  
Engines  
Boilers  
Shafts  
Turbines  
HP  
Oil  
  HMS Newfoundland
Crew  
Crew - Flagship  
Displacement  
Displacement - Loaded - December 1942 10,833 tons
Displacement - Loaded - October 1944 11,008 tons
Physical Characteristics  
Length  
Length - Between Perpendiculars  
Length - Water Line  
Beam  
Draft / Height  
Draft / Height - Maximum  
Performance  
Speed  
Range  
Armament  
Anti-Aircraft 20 mm twin mounts: 16
Saluting  
Torpedo Tubes  
Aircraft  
Armor  
Belt - Main  
Bulkheads  
Control Tower  
Deck  
Turrets  
Engines  
Boilers  
Shafts  
Turbines  
HP  
Oil  
  HMS Nigeria
Crew  
Crew - Flagship  
Displacement 8,616 tons
Displacement - Loaded 10,736 tons
Physical Characteristics  
Length  
Length - Between Perpendiculars  
Length - Water Line  
Beam  
Draft / Height  
Draft / Height - Maximum  
Performance  
Speed  
Range  
Armament  
Anti-Aircraft 0.5" quad mounts: 2
Saluting  
Torpedo Tubes  
Aircraft  
Armor  
Belt - Main  
Bulkheads  
Control Tower  
Deck  
Turrets  
Engines  
Boilers  
Shafts  
Turbines  
HP  
Oil  
  HMS Trinidad
Crew  
Crew - Flagship  
Displacement - October 15, 1941 8,668 tons
Displacement - Loaded - October 15, 1941 11,086 tons
Physical Characteristics  
Length  
Length - Between Perpendiculars  
Length - Water Line  
Beam  
Draft / Height  
Draft / Height - Maximum  
Performance  
Speed  
Range  
Armament  
Anti-Aircraft 0.5" quad mounts: 4
Saluting  
Torpedo Tubes  
Aircraft  
Armor  
Belt - Main  
Bulkheads  
Control Tower  
Deck  
Turrets  
Engines  
Boilers  
Shafts  
Turbines  
HP  
Oil  
  HMS Uganda
Crew  
Crew - Flagship  
Displacement - December 1942 8,573 tons
Displacement - Loaded - December 1942 10,840 tons
Physical Characteristics  
Length  
Length - Between Perpendiculars  
Length - Water Line  
Beam  
Draft / Height  
Draft / Height - Maximum  
Performance  
Speed  
Range  
Armament  
Anti-Aircraft 20 mm twin mounts: 20
Saluting  
Torpedo Tubes  
Aircraft  
Armor  
Belt - Main  
Bulkheads  
Control Tower  
Deck  
Turrets  
Engines  
Boilers  
Shafts  
Turbines  
HP  
Oil  

Sources:

  1. Cruisers of World War Two An International Encyclopedia, M. J. Whitley, 1995
  2. British Cruisers of World War Two, Alan Raven, John Roberts, 1980
  3. Warships of World War II, H. T. Lenton and J. J. Colledge, 1964
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922-1946, Robert Gardiner, 1987
  5. Janes' Fighting Ships of World War II, 1989
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