USS Alaska, one of the United States Navy's two "large cruisers"
Color photo in high resolution from the World War English “King George V” (HMS King George V) battleship goes along the coast. During World War II, this battleship was the flagship of Home Fleet naval forces of Great Britain.
lex-for-lexington: “ Battleship Fuso listing as the crew conducts flooding and drainage damage control tests.
July 1944 - USS Alaska off Philadelphia,
USS Alaska CB-1 on 13 Nov 1944
The Awesome Alaska Class: America’s (Not Quite) Battlecruisers
HMS Erebus, Erebus Class Monitor, built by Harland & Wolf at Govan &…
“YURA” (由良) was a (532') Nagara Class Light Cruiser – Commissioned: 20 March 1923 – Crew: 450 Officers, Enlisted – Armament: 7 x 5.5 Inch (140mm) 3rd Year Type Naval Guns, 2 x 3.1 Inch (80mm) 3rd Year Type Naval Guns, 8 x 21 Inch (533mm) Torpedo Tubes (4 Twin Launch Tubes) 48 Naval Mines and 1 x Floatplane – Attacked by Numerious USN, USMC and USAAF Aircraft on 25 October 1942 Causing Heavy Damage – at 18:30 Hours Her Crew was Removed and She was Scuttled off Savo Island (08°15′S 159°07′E)
USS Alaska was the lead ship of the Alaska class of large cruisers which served with the United States Navy during the end of World War II.
Penascola class heavy cruiser USS Salt Lake City pictured before US entry into February 'Old Swayback' acquired more battle honours than any other US warship during the conflict.