Allied Warships

Light cruisers

De Ruyter class

1 ship

The light cruiser HNMS De Ruyter of the Royal Dutch Navy. She was lost on 28 Feb 1942.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement7550 BRT 
Complement437 men 
Armament7 5.9" guns (2x2, 1x1)
10 40mm AA (5x2)
8 .5" MG AA (4x2)
2 aircraft
1 catapult 
Max speed32 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power68000 HP 
Notes on class 

Royal Dutch Navy Royal Dutch Navy ships of the De Ruyter class

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HNMS De Ruyter Lost on 28 Feb 1942

1 Light cruiser of the De Ruyter class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Royal Dutch Navy Light cruiser classes.

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