Allied Warships

Light cruisers

Omaha class

10 ships

The light cruiser USS Richmond (CL 9) of the US Navy.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement7050 BRT 
Length556 feet 
Complement458 men 
Armament12 6"/53 guns (2x2, 8x1).
2 x 3"/50AA guns (2x1).
10 x 21" torpedo tubes. 
Max speed35 knots
EnginesGeared Turbines, 4 shafts 
Power90000 SHP 
Notes on class 

US Navy US Navy ships of the Omaha class

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USS Cincinnati (CL 6)
USS Concord (CL 10)
USS Detroit (CL 8)
USS Memphis (CL 13)
USS Milwaukee (CL 5) (To the USSR as Murmansk)
USS Omaha (CL 4)
USS Raleigh (CL 7)
USS Richmond (CL 9)
USS Trenton (CL 11)
USS Marblehead (CL 12)

10 Light cruisers of the Omaha class.

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