Allied Warships

Light cruisers

Bellona class

5 ships


The light cruiser HMS Black Prince of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement5770 BRT 
Length512 feet (oa) 
Complement530 men 
Armament8 5.25" DP guns (4x2)
12 2pdr AA (3x4)
12 20mm AA (6x2)
6 21" torpedo tubes (2x3) 
Max speed33 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 4 shafts 
Power62000 HP 
Notes on classModified Dido-class Anti-Aircraft cruisers. 

Royal Navy ships of the Bellona class

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HMS Bellona (63)
HMS Black Prince (81)
HMS Diadem (84)
HMS Royalist (89)
HMS Spartan (95) Lost on 29 Jan 1944


5 Light cruisers of the Bellona class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Royal Navy Light cruiser classes.


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