Tuesday, 20 June 2017

British light cruiser HMS Ceres (1917) in 1923

A selection of ships'badges of his majesty's Royal Navies published by Gutta, Percha&Rubber, Limited in 1942

Ceres type. Launched in 1917 and completed in 1917. Displacement 4.190 tons. Horsepower 40.000 hp. Oil fuelled all geared turbine machinery. Armament consisted of 5-6” guns, 2-3” anti aircraft guns, 16 3pd guns, 2pd guns and machineguns and 8 torpedo tubes.

Archive Dutch Naval Staff 1886-1942 (National Archive at The Hague, Netherlands) inventory number 155. Fleets (the British Empire and foreign countries) on 1 February 1923.