Tuesday, 20 June 2017

British light cruiser HMS Hawkins (1917) in 1923

Improved Birmingham type. Launched in 1917 and completed in 1919. Displacement 9.750 tons. Horsepower 60.000 hp. Coal and oil fuelled all geared turbines machinery. Armament consisted of 7-7.5” guns, 4-3” anti aircraft guns, 1-12pd field gun, 12-2p guns and machineguns and 6 torpedo tubes (2 submerged).

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.