|Length||631.5 feet (oa)|
12 6" guns (4x3) 12 4" AA guns (6x2) 16 2pdr AA (4x4) 8 .5" MG AA (2x4) 6 21" torpedo tubes (2x3) 3 aircraft 1 catapult
|Max speed||32 knots|
|Engines||Geared turbines, 4 shafts|
|Notes on class|
A development of the earlier Southampton and Gloucester classes. These ships were lengthened to have more Anti-Aircraft armament fitted.
All ships of the Belfast class
|HMS Belfast (35)|
|HMS Edinburgh (16)||Lost on 2 May 1942|
See all Light cruiser classes.
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