Tuesday, 20 June 2017

British light cruiser HMS Curlew (1917) in 1923

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.