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The Toronto class cruiser is a light cruiser (CL) in United States service. It is intended to, in part, replace the Denver class light cruiser, as well as the Chester class Protected Cruiser (redesignated as a CL), which were built at the beginning of the 20th century.

Characteristics Edit

  • Displacement: 9,243 t light; 9,636 t standard; 10,798 t normal; 11,727 t full load
  • Length (overall / waterline): 587.89 ft / 580.00 ft (179.19 m / 176.78 m)
  • Beam: 59.00 ft (17.98 m)
  • Draught (normal/deep): 22.00 / 23.39 ft (6.71 / 7.13 m)

Armament Edit

  • 12 - 6.00" / 152 mm 53.0 cal guns - 105.00lbs / 47.63kg shells, 120 per gun
Breech loading guns in turret on barbette mounts, 1926 Model
4 x Twin mounts on centreline ends, evenly spread
2 raised mounts - superfiring
4 x Single mounts on sides, evenly spread
  • 8 - 3.00" / 76.2 mm 50.0 cal guns - 13.00lbs / 5.90kg shells, 120 per gun
Dual purpose guns in deck and hoist mounts, 1926 Model
8 x Single mounts on sides, evenly spread
4 raised mounts
  • 20 - 1.57" / 40.0 mm 45.0 cal guns - 1.96lbs / 0.89kg shells, 3,000 per gun
Anti-air guns in deck mounts, 1926 Model
5 x 2 row quad mounts on sides, evenly spread

Weight of broadside 1,403 lbs / 637 kg

  • Main Torpedoes
12 - 21.0" / 533 mm, 16.00 ft / 4.88 m torpedoes - 1.090 t each, 13.084 t total
In 2 sets of deck mounted side rotating tubes

Armour Edit

Belts Width (max) Length (avg) Height (avg)
Main 4.0" / 254 mm 417.72 ft / 127.32 m 10.00 ft / 3.05 m
Ends Unarmoured
Main Belt covers 111 % of normal length
Gun armour Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max)
Main 4.00" / 102 mm 4.00" / 102 mm 4.00" / 102 mm
2nd 2.00" / 51 mm - 2.00" / 51 mm
3rd 0.50" / 13 mm - -

Protected deck - single deck:

For and Aft decks: 1.00" / 25 mm
Forecastle: 1.00" / 25 mm Quarter deck: 1.00" / 25 mm

Conning towers: Forward 4.00" / 102 mm, Aft 0.00" / 0 mm

Machinery Edit

  • Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,
  • Geared drive, 2 shafts, 99,495 shp / 74,223 Kw = 33.50 kts
  • Range 8,000nm at 15.00 kts
  • Bunker at max displacement = 2,091 tons

Complement Edit

529 - 688

Cost Edit

£3.247 million / $12.988 million

Seakeeping Ability Edit

  • Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.00
  • Metacentric height 2.3 ft / 0.7 m
  • Roll period: 16.4 seconds
  • Steadiness
    • As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 61 %
    • Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.47
  • Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.00

Notes Edit

  • Adequate machinery, storage, compartmentation space
  • Excellent accommodation and workspace room
  • 1 Scout Aircraft Included

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