Allied Warships

Light cruisers

Java class

2 ships

The light cruiser HNMS Java of the Royal Dutch Navy. She was lost on 27 Feb 1942.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement8210 BRT 
Complement526 men 
Armament10 5.9" guns (10x1)
Java; 8 40mm AA (4x2), Sumatra; 6 40mm AA (6x1)
6 12.7mm AA (4x1)
2 aircraft (but no catapult) 
Max speed30.5 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 3 shafts 
Power72000 HP 
Notes on classThe completion of these ships was delayed due to the First World War. By the time they were completed they were already obsolete. 

Royal Dutch Navy Royal Dutch Navy ships of the Java class

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HNMS Java Lost on 27 Feb 1942
HNMS Sumatra (40)

2 Light cruisers of the Java class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Royal Dutch Navy Light cruiser classes.

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