Perth Class Cruiser (1934)
From The Dreadnought Project
|Overview of 3 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Hobart||Devonport Royal Dockyard||15 Aug, 1933||9 Oct, 1934||Broken up 1962|
|Perth||Portsmouth Royal Dockyard||26 Jun, 1933||27 Jul, 1934||Sunk 1 Mar, 1942|
|Sydney||Swan Hunter||8 Jul, 1933||22 Sep, 1934||Sunk 19 Nov, 1941|
Design and Construction
Sydney completed for the Royal Australian Navy, but the other two units passed into Royal Navy service upon completion. However, they were both transferred into Australian service before World War II.
- Chesneau, Roger (editor) (1980). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
|Perth Class Light Cruiser|
|Minor Cruisers (AU)|