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HMS Cressy

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A large cruiser with improved armour (6 inch side armour), 12,000 tons displacement, and a speed of 21½ knots to the design of William Henry White

Built by the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Co.

There were six vessels in the Cressy class.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Biography of Sir William Henry White, ODNB [1]