Allied Warships


Roberts class

2 ships

The monitor HMS Roberts (F 40) of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

Length373 feet 
Complement442 men 
Armament2 15" guns (1x2)
8 4" AA guns (4x2)
16 2pdr AA (1x8, 2x4) 
Max speed12.5 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power4800 SHP 
Notes on classDisplacement;
Roberts 7973 BRT, Abercrombie 8536 BRT.

Abercrombie's displacement was slightly greater then Robert's because she had some additional armour.

Both ships had their Anti-Aircraft armament increased during the war. 

All ships of the Roberts class

Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Abercrombie (F 109)
HMS Roberts (F 40)

2 Monitors of the Roberts class.

See all Monitor classes.

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