Allied Warships

Light cruisers

Birmingham class

1 ship


The light cruiser HMAS Adelaide (D 47) of the Royal Australian Navy.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement5550 BRT 
Length463 feet 
Complement462 men 
ArmamentAfter 1939 refit;
8 6" guns (8x1)
3 4" AA guns (3x1) 
Max speed25.5 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power25000 
Notes on class 


All ships of the Birmingham class


Royal Australian Navy Royal Australian Navy (more on Royal Australian Navy)

HMAS Adelaide (D 47)


1 Light cruiser of the Birmingham class.

See all Light cruiser classes.


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