Allied Warships

Light cruisers

E class

2 ships

The light cruiser HMS Enterprise (D 52) of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Length570 feet (oa) 
Complement572 men 
Armament7 6" guns (Emerald 7x1, Enterprise 1x2,5x1)
3 4" AA guns (3x1)
2 2pdr AA (2x1)
16 21" torpedo tubes (4x4)
1 aircraft
1 catapult 
Max speed33 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 4 shafts 
Power80000 HP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the E class

Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Emerald (D 66)
HMS Enterprise (D 52)

2 Light cruisers of the E class.

See all Light cruiser classes.

Otto Kretschmer

Lawrence Patterson

Books dealing with this subject include:

HMAS Sydney, Frame, T.R., 1993
Otto Kretschmer, Lawrence Patterson, 2018
Queen Mary and the Cruiser, Thomas, David A. and Patrick Holmes, 1997
The Cruiser Uganda, Stephen Conrad Geneja, 2000
USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer, Mark Stille, 2012
With All Our Might, Langelo, Vincent A., 2000

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