Leander Class Cruiser (1931)

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Five Leander class heavy cruisers were completed for the Royal Navy in the years 1933-35.

Design and Construction

Their single funnel was unique.

Armament

Main Battery

The eight 6-in guns could elevate 60 degrees

See Also

  • Wikipedia
  • Chesneau, Roger (editor) (1980). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).

Footnotes


Leander Class Light Cruiser
Achilles Ajax Leander Neptune Orion
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