Allied Warships

Light cruisers

Caledon class

3 ships


The light cruiser HMS Caledon (D 53) of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement4180 BRT 
Length450 feet (oa) 
Complement400 men 
Armament5 6" guns (5x1)
2 3" AA guns (2x1)
2 2pdr AA (2x1)
8 21" torpedo tubes (4x2) 
Max speed29 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power40000 HP 
Notes on classHMS Caledon was reconstructed as Anti-Aircraft cruiser during the war, see her page for details. 

Royal Navy Royal Navy ships of the Caledon class

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HMS Caledon (D 53)
HMS Calypso (D 61) Lost on 12 Jun 1940
HMS Caradoc (D 60)


3 Light cruisers of the Caledon class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Royal Navy Light cruiser classes.


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