York Class Cruiser (1928)
From The Dreadnought Project
Two York class heavy cruisers were completed, to slightly different design, for the Royal Navy in 1930 and 1931.
They differed from the preceding Norfolk class by having 3⁄4 the weaponry in main calibre guns and torpedoes.
|Overview of 2 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|York||Palmer Shipbuilding and Iron Company||16 May, 1927||17 Jul, 1928||Destroyed 26 Mar, 1941|
|Exeter||Devonport Royal Dockyard||1 Aug, 1928||18 Jul, 1929||Sunk 1 Mar, 1942|
Design and Construction
- 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).
|York Class Heavy Cruiser|
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