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Dido Class (1940) CC Specification 

Crew :

487. To Dido Class (1940) CC Ships :
Displacement : 5,600 tons / 5,689 tonnes (standard load);
6,850 tons / 6,959 tonnes (full load).

Dimensions :

512 ft x 50ft 6in x 16ft 6in;
156.05m x 15.39m x 5.11m.
Range : 4,850nm @ 11kts.

Armour :

3in main belt;
1in deck (machinery spaces);
2in (magazine and shell rooms).
Armament : 10 x 5.25in (5 x 2); 8 x 2pdr (2 x 4) guns; and 8 x 0.5in (2 x 4) machine guns;
6 x 21in torpedoes.
Power plant : 4 x Admiralty 3-drun boilers;
4-shaft geared turbines;
62,000shp;
1,100 tons fuel oil.

Aircraft :

nil.

Max Speed :

32.2kts.
This page last edited - 21 December, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.