Allied Warships

Armed Merchant Cruisers

Royal Australian Navy

All Armed Merchant Cruiser classes (in service with the Royal Australian Navy).

 no class name (2)1939 - 1940

Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Armed Merchant Cruisers



23 Nov 1939HMS Rawalpindi 


6 Jun 1940HMS Carinthia 
13 Jun 1940HMS Scotstoun 
16 Jun 1940HMS Andania 
10 Aug 1940HMS Transylvania (F 56) 
27 Aug 1940HMS Dunvegan Castle 
3 Nov 1940HMS Laurentic (F 51) 
4 Nov 1940HMS Patroclus 
5 Nov 1940HMS Jervis Bay (F 40) 
2 Dec 1940HMS Forfar (F 30) 


4 Apr 1941HMS Voltaire (F 47) 
6 Apr 1941HMS Comorin (F 49) 
13 Apr 1941HMS Rajputana (F 35) 
13 May 1941HMS Salopian (F 94) 


5 Apr 1942HMS Hector (F 45) 

15 Armed Merchant Cruisers lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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