Allied Warships

Light cruisers

Gloucester class

3 ships


The light cruiser HMS Manchester (15) of the Royal Navy. She was lost on 13 Aug 1942.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement9400 BRT 
Length591.5 feet (oa) 
Complement700 men 
Armament12 6" guns (4x3)
8 4" AA guns (4x2)
8 2pdr AA (2x4)
8 .5" MG AA (2x4)
6 21" torpedo tubes (2x3)
3 aircraft
1 catapult 
Max speed32.5 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 4 shafts 
Power82500 HP 
Notes on classSlightly modified Southampton-class. 

Royal Navy Royal Navy ships of the Gloucester class

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HMS Gloucester (62) Lost on 22 May 1941
HMS Liverpool (11)
HMS Manchester (15) Lost on 13 Aug 1942


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

See all Royal Navy Light cruiser classes.


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