Allied Warships

Light cruisers

Gloucester class

3 ships

The light cruiser HMS Liverpool (11) of the Royal Navy.

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. 

All ships of the Gloucester class

Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

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.

Full wartime service history on this vessel.

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