Allied Warships

Light cruisers

Java class

2 ships


The light cruiser HNMS Sumatra of the Royal Dutch Navy.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement8210 BRT 
Length155,30m 
Complement526 men 
Armament10 5.9" guns (10x1)
Java; 8 40mm AA (4x2), Sumatra; 6 40mm AA (6x1)
6 12.7mm AA (4x1)
2 aircraft (but no catapult) 
Max speed30.5 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 3 shafts 
Power72000 HP 
Notes on classThe completion of these ships was delayed due to the First World War. By the time they were completed they were already obsolete. 


All ships of the Java class


Royal Dutch Navy (more on Royal Dutch Navy)

HNMS Java Lost on 27 Feb 1942
HNMS Sumatra (40)


2 Light cruisers of the Java class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Light cruiser classes.


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