Allied Warships

Armed Merchant Cruisers

Prince class

3 ships

The armed merchant cruiser HMCS Prince Robert (F 56) of the Royal Canadian Navy.

Technical information

TypeArmed Merchant Cruiser
Displacement5736 BRT 
Length385 feet 
Complement31 Officers + 386 men 
Armament4 6" guns (4x1).
2 3" AA guns (2x1). 
Max speed22 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power14500 SHP 
Notes on class 

Royal Canadian Navy Royal Canadian Navy ships of the Prince class

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HMCS Prince David (F 89)
HMCS Prince Henry (F 70)
HMCS Prince Robert (F 56)

3 Armed Merchant Cruisers of the Prince class.

See all Royal Canadian Navy Armed Merchant Cruiser classes.

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