FIJI GROUP: HMS Fiji (58); HMS Nigeria (60); HMS Mauritius (80); HMS Kenya (14); HMS Trinidad (46); HMS Jamaica (44); HMS Gambia (48); HMS Bermuda (52) CEYLON GROUP: HMS Ceylon (30); HMS Uganda (66); HMS Newfoundland (59)
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Offshore bombardment / attack of surface targets / areas primarily through onboard ballistic weaponry.
Offshore strike of surface targets primarily through onboard missile / rocket weaponry.
Active patroling of vital waterways and maritime areas; can also serve as local deterrence against airborne and seaborne threats.
✓Airspace Denial / Deterrence
Neutralization or deterrence of airborne elements through onboard ballistic of missile weaponry.
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.
555.5 ft 169.32 m
62.0 ft 18.90 m
19.9 ft 6.07 m
4 x Admiralty 3-drum boiler units feeding 4 x Parsons geared-steam turbines developing 80,000 horsepower to 4 x Shafts under stern.
32.3 kts (37.1 mph)
6,257 nm (7,200 mi | 11,587 km)
kts = knots | mph = miles-per-hour | nm = nautical miles | mi = miles | km = kilometers
1 kts = 1.15 mph | 1 nm = 1.15 mi | 1 nm = 1.85 km
12 x 6" (152mm) main guns in four triple-gunned primary turrets.
8 x 4" (102mm) Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns in four twin-gunned secondary turrets.
8 x 2-pounder (40mm) AA guns in two quad-gunned mountings.
2 x 21" (533mm) triple torpedo tubes.
(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
2 x Supermarine "Sea Otter" recoverable floatplane aircraft.
Ribbon graphics not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective naval campaigns / operations / periods.
The "Military Factory" name and MilitaryFactory.com logo are registered ® U.S. trademarks protected by all applicable domestic and international intellectual property laws. All written content, illustrations, and photography are unique to this website (unless where indicated) and not for reuse/reproduction in any form. Material presented throughout this website is for historical and entertainment value only and should not to be construed as usable for hardware restoration, maintenance, or general operation. We do not sell any of the items showcased on this site. Please direct all other inquiries to militaryfactory AT gmail.com.
Part of a network of sites that includes GlobalFirepower, a data-driven property used in ranking the top military powers of the world, WDMMA.org (World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft), WDMMW.org (World Directory of Modern Military Warships), and SR71blackbird.org, detailing the history of the world's most iconic spyplane.