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History of  Royal Navy cruiser HMS Edinburgh. Royal Navy cruiser website dedicated to the Edinburgh Class cruiser HMS Edinburgh, including crew and families of ex-crew members notice board for HMS Edinburgh.

 

Displacement: 10,000 tons   Speed: 32kt    Complement: 850

Armament: Twelve 6 inch guns in threes. Twelve 4 inch anti-aircraft guns in pairs and sixteen 2pdr anti-aircraft guns in mounts of eight as well as eight 0.5 inch machine guns in pairs.   Six 21 inch torpedo tubes in threes and 3 aircraft.

HMS Edinburgh 31st March 1938 Sunk 2nd May 1942.

 

HMS Edinburgh  Photographed 1938

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HMS Edinburgh photographed soon after her commission. 1938

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HMS Edinburgh