Allied Warships

Light cruisers

De Ruyter class

1 ship


The light cruiser HNMS De Ruyter of the Royal Dutch Navy. She was lost on 28 Feb 1942.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement7550 BRT 
Length168m 
Complement437 men 
Armament7 5.9" guns (2x2, 1x1)
10 40mm AA (5x2)
8 .5" MG AA (4x2)
2 aircraft
1 catapult 
Max speed32 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power68000 HP 
Notes on class 


All ships of the De Ruyter class


Royal Dutch Navy (more on Royal Dutch Navy)

HNMS De Ruyter Lost on 28 Feb 1942


1 Light cruiser of the De Ruyter class. 1 of them was lost.

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