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Retrieved 14 April The “large light cruisers” were a pet project of Admiral Fisher to operate in shallow Baltic Sea waters and they are often classed as a form of battlecruiser.

Scuttled, 12 April [90]. Sold for scrap, 15 April [88]. List of battlecruisers of the Royal Navy.

They include battleships, battlecruisers, cruisers, destroyers, frigates, and corvettes. Suffolk Cornwall Cumberland Kent Berwick. The transverse bulkheads at heavyy end of her machinery rooms were 3. Cancelled, 17 August [8] and sold for scrap8 November [82].

Message sent successfully We have sent your information directly to the seller. In the London Naval Treaty oflight cruisers were officially defined as cruisers having guns of 6.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. V guns in single mounts HA Mk. Most of her crewmen survived the sinking and were rescued by the Japanese. Sank following Naval Battle 1935 Guadalcanal, 15 November [60]. Back Explore View All. Such ships, with a limit of 10, tons, standard displacement and 8-inch calibre main guns may be referred to as “treaty cruisers” the term “heavy cruiser” was not defined until the London Naval Treaty of [1].

County-class cruiser

Cancelled, 17 August [8] and sold for scrap25 October [84]. Message sent successfully Thanks. Scuttled in Scapa Flow, 21 Junewreck raisedscrapped — [48].

The Japanese Myoko classhowever, grew during its construction as the naval general staff prevailed on the designers to increase the weapons load. Cancelled, February [43]. The limit of 10, tons displacement still applied to both.

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They had heightened funnels as built. Retrieved 5 April The heavy cruiser was defined in the London Naval Treaty of heacy a cruiser with a main gun calibre not exceeding 8 inches.

The US built the last heavy cruisers, which were finished shortly after britisy war. The upper deck was reinforced, which caused the stress to be transmitted through the lower hull instead and cracks began to appear under the waterline. Please reload this page and try again later. British and American building was more influenced by the desire to be able to match the Japanese ships while keeping enough cruisers for their other global responsibilities.


Her second torpedo attack at Sunk during the Battle of the Coral Haevy8 May [79]. HMS Invincible and her two sister ships were designed specifically to fulfill these requirements.

List of cruiser classes of the Royal Navy – Wikipedia

While under repair in —41 after her battle with the Admiral Graf Speethe Royal Navy decided to upgrade her armament and fire-control systems. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. As well as a breach of the Treaty, this was a poor decision from the design point of view and the ships had to be reconstructed in the s to reduce weight. The outbreak of war prevented what had ended up being a rather fruitless cosmetic rebuild being extended to the rest of her sisters, as had originally been intended.

The County class saw much service during the Heavg World Bgitish. The class saw service in nearly every theatre of the war. Ship types Naval ships Heavy cruisers.