HMNZS Royalist C89 at Esquimalt, BC, 1962
Royal New Zealand Navy's flagship 'Royalist' visiting Esquimalt, British Columbia, 1962. A light cruiser of the improved 'Dido' Class of wartime construction: 7,360 tons full load disp.; 512 ft LOA ;50.5 ft beam; 15 ft draught. Machinery: 4 shaft geared turbines -62,000SHP -33 knots. Main armament 8-4.5 in DP guns. Built Scotts 1942, to New Zealand 1955.
EDITOR: On request (Ken), I've changed the year from 1964 to 1962. (2 May 2008).
Picture added on 07 March 2007