Tuesday, 9 May 2017

British Kent-class cruisers fitted out with more planes rebuilt according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1937 no. 7

HMS Suffolk

An item referred to the magazine Marine Rundschau dated August 1937 reporting that the British cruisers of the Kent-class were to be fitted out with more planes.(1)

1. Heavy cruisers of the Kent-class which was a subclass of the County-class, consisting of the HMS Berwick, Cornwall, Cumberland, Kent, Suffolk and the Australian HMAS Australia and Canberra, building ordered in 1924 and commissioned in 1928. The County-class was succeeded by the Hawkins-class and succeeded by the York-class.