Allied Warships

Light cruisers

Brooklyn class

7 ships

The light cruiser USS Boise (CL 47) of the US Navy.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement9700 BRT 
Length608 feet 
Complement868 men 
Armament15 6"/47 guns (5x3).
8 x 5"/25 DP guns (8x1).
8 x 0.5" AA.
4 Aircraft. 
Max speed32.5 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 4 shafts 
Power100000 SHP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Brooklyn class

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Brooklyn (CL 40)
USS Honolulu (CL 48)
USS Nashville (CL 43)
USS Philadelphia (CL 41)
USS Phoenix (CL 46)
USS Savannah (CL 42)
USS Boise (CL 47)

7 Light cruisers of the Brooklyn class.

See all Light cruiser classes.

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