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COMUS

Fleet

Royal Navy

Ship Type

Light Cruiser

Nickname

Ship Class

C-Class

Grouping

4th Light Cruiser Squadron

Command

Grand Fleet

Builder's Yard

Swan Hunter, Wallsend

Budget Year

Construction Notes

Date Laid Down

13.11.1913

Launch Date

16.12.1914

Completed date

Commission date

15.05.1915

Year laid down

1913

Year launched

1914

Year completed

Commission Year

1915

Pennant No

Photo Details

Photograhed around 1920

Related stories

Sister ships

Eventual Fate

Scrapped 1934

Jutland result

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Captain Alan G. Hotham

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

325

Officers

Ratings

Killed

Wounded

Prisoners

Displacement full Load (tons)

4,733

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

446'

Length (mtrs)

136

Beam (ft)

41' 6"

Beam (mtrs)

12.6

Draught (ft)

16

Draught (mtrs)

5

Max. Speed (knots)

28.5

Range (miles)

Range (kilometres)

Fuel

Max. 772 tons of fuel oil

Propulsion

4 shaft Parson turbine producing 40,000 shp.

Armour Main Belt

Deck Armour

Turret Armour IN CM

Conning Tower Armour

Barbette Armour

Weight of armour

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

No. Primary Turrets

Guns (No.barrels)

Primary gun layout

Rounds per main gun

Effective broadside guns

Primary shell Weight (inches or cm)

Primary Broadside Weight

Secondary Gun Calibre

6" BL/ 45 Nk XII guns (152 mm)

Guns (No.barrels) 2

2

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

Eight QF 4" / 45 Nk V guns (102 mm), One 6 pdr.

Elevation (degrees)

Gunnery Range (yards)

Gunnery Range (metres)

Rate of Fire (rds per minute)

Shells expended Main

Mines dropped

Shells expended Secondary

Torpedoes fired

Gunnery Notes

Torpedo Type IN

21"

No. tubes

4

Torpedo Type MM

530 mm

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

References & sources