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Name: DUNEDIN
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 05/11/1917
Launched: 19/11/1918
Completed: 26/09/1919
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 938
Dimensions: 4850disp - 5925disp, 445.0 x 46.5 x 14.5(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, SR Geared, 40000shp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 29.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 6 x 1 x 6.0ins, 3 x 1 x 4.0ins AA, 2 x 1 x 2pdr AA guns; 4 x 3 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
26/09/1919 British Royal Navy
24/11/1941 Sank
Comments: Member of the Danae Class of light cruisers
1919: Completed by Devonport Dockyard
24/11/1941: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U124, NE of Recife, Brazil


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