Allied Warships

Light cruisers

Perth class

3 ships


The light cruiser HMAS Sydney of the Royal Australian Navy. She was lost on 19 Nov 1941.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement6830 BRT 
Length562 feet 
Complement570 men 
Armament8 6" guns (4x2)
8 4" AA guns (4x2)
12 .5" AA (3x4)
8 21" torpedo tubes (2x4)
1 aircraft
1 catapult 
Max speed32.5 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 4 shafts 
Power72000 SHP 
Notes on class 


All ships of the Perth class


Royal Australian Navy (more on Royal Australian Navy)

HMAS Hobart (D 63)
HMAS Perth (D 29) Lost on 1 Mar 1942
HMAS Sydney (D 48) Lost on 19 Nov 1941


3 Light cruisers of the Perth class. 2 of them were lost.

See all Light cruiser classes.


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