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SURREY heavy cruisers (2)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Northumberland     Devonport DYd --- --- --- cancelled 14.1.1930
Surrey     Portsmouth DYd --- --- --- cancelled 14.1.1930


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

10000

Displacement full, t

12664

Length, m

173.7 pp 182.9 oa

Breadth, m

19.5

Draught, m

6.55 deep load

No of shafts

4

Machinery

4 sets Parsons geared turbines, 6 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

60000

Fuel, t

oil 2450

Armour, mm

box protection to magazines: 146 - 76, belt: 140, bulkheads: 140, barbettes: 25, turrets: 25, deck: 57 - 38

Armament

4 x 2 - 203/50 BL Mk VIII, 4 x 1 - 102/45 QF Mk V, 4 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss Mk I, 2 x 8 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk VIII, 2 x 4 - 533 TT, 2 catapults E-II-H, 2 aircraft (Fairey III, Osprey, Seal)

Complement

653



Standard scale images


<i>Surrey</i>
Surrey


Project history The second pair of 'scouts' was built under the 1909 Programme, differed from the Boadicea class in having 533mm TT and four more 102mm guns, mounted in the waist. The


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Project history


Cruisers of 1928-1929 Programmes had to resemble Exeter with 4th turret and lengthened forecastle.

Protection


There was 140mm armoured belt 2.7m-deep  protected machinery spaces. It was closed by 140mm bulkheads 4.2m in height. Magazines were protected by 146mm sides, 76mm transverse bulkheads and 76mm platform deck. Armoured deck over machinery was 70mm (57mm armour over 13mm plating) and over steering gear was 38mm thick.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.