A Colony Class Light Cruiser the Most Modern of British Light Cruisers
At the start of the war she was in the Dutch East Indies and joined with Dutch and British ships to delay the Japanese Advance.
Arrived at Soerabaja (12/10/1941)
Assigned to Task Force 125 to raid Kuching (12/15/1941)
Raided Kuching (12/19/1941)
10 Japanese Ships Sunk
Raided Kuching (12/27/1941)
2 Japanese Ships Sunk
Assigned to Task Force Z to hunt Japanese Fleet in Java Sea (12/29/1941)
Task Force Z runs intercepts Japanese Carrier Fleet including IJN Kaga south of Celebes. (1/1/1942)
Kaga sufers brunt of attack 1 Japanese Destroyer Sunk
Returned to Soerabaja.
Assigned to Taskforce Y (1/4/1942)
Sunk 4 Japanese Ships near Donggala (1/6/1942)
Returned to Soerabaja
Assigned to Task Force 302 to raid north of Borneo (1/10/1942)
Retasked to hitting Japanese Carrier Force (1/13/1942)
Damamged done to both ships, One Japanese destroyer sunk.
Took Light Damage
Repaired at Soerabaja, Assigned Task Force 110 to raid Celebes(1/22/1942)
Took part in The Battle of Makassar (1/24/1942)
5 Japanese Ships Sunk
Watampone Raid (1/25/1942)
11 Japanese Ships sunk including 1 Destroyer
Evaded Japanese Battleship flottila near Samarinda (2/1/1942)
Intercepted Japanese convoy (2/2/1942)
4 Japanese Ships Sunk
Under air attack by Japanese Carrier Based Planes (2/5/1942)
Planes from IJN Soryu lead the attack.
Attacked Japanese Carrier Fleet (2/6/1942)
Under air attack by Japanese Carrier Based Planes (2/7/1942)
Took 4 Torpedos