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HMAS Sydney (HMS Phaeton)

Sydney Class Light Cruiser

1935
1935
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Built by Swan Hunter. Laid Down 8 July 1933.

Launched 22 September 1934. Completed 24 September 1935.

Transferred to the RAN while building. The battle with Bartolomeo Colleoni is described here.

Sunk by German raider Kormoran (also sunk), 19 November 1941, no survivors.

October 1935
October 1935
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Sydney
Sydney
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Sydney prewar
Sydney prewar
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good view of prewar Sydney
good view of prewar Sydney
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Sydney
Sydney
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Sydney
Sydney
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Sydney, A and B turrets
Sydney, A and B turrets
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Sydney at Alexandria after the battle with Bartolomeo Colleoni
Sydney at Alexandria after the battle with Bartolomeo Colleoni
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