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USS Alaska (CB-1)

USS Alaska (CB-1)

USS Alaska, one of the United States Navy's two "large cruisers"

USS Alaska, one of the United States Navy's two "large cruisers"

HMS King George V.   This is original colour period photo - no digital post-processing.

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.

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lex-for-lexington: “ Battleship Fuso listing as the crew conducts flooding and drainage damage control tests.

USS Alaska

July 1944 - USS Alaska off Philadelphia,

USS Alaska CB-1 on 13 Nov 1944

USS Alaska CB-1 on 13 Nov 1944

CB-1 USS Alaska at Philadelphia Navy Yard on November 12, 1944

The Awesome Alaska Class: America’s (Not Quite) Battlecruisers

Royal Navy - “HMS EREBUS” (I-02) was a (405') Erebus Class Montitor Battleship – Commissioned: September 1916 – Crew: 226 Officers, Enlisted – Armament: 2 x 15 Inch (381mm) Guns (1 Twin Turret) 8 x 4 Inch (100mm) Guns (8 Single Mounts) 2 x 12-Pounder AA Guns, 2 x 76mm AA Guns, 2 x 2-Pounder AA Guns and 4 x .303 cal MGs - Used as Gunfire Support, Operating off the German-Occupied Belgian Coast, During WW I & Normandy WW II - Scrapped: July 1946

HMS Erebus, Erebus Class Monitor, built by Harland & Wolf at Govan &…

IJN Fuso-class battleship | 大日本帝国海軍扶桑型戦艦

IJN Fuso-class battleship | 大日本帝国海軍扶桑型戦艦

IJN Destroyer Shirayuki 日本海軍吹雪型駆逐艦-白雪

IJN Destroyer Shirayuki 日本海軍吹雪型駆逐艦-白雪

IJN destroyer Yukikaze underway in 1939. 大日本帝国海軍駆逐艦-雪風 (google.image) 03.18 #2/2 (Color)

IJN destroyer Yukikaze underway in 1939. 大日本帝国海軍駆逐艦-雪風 (google.image) 03.18 #2/2 (Color)

"MIKUMA" (三隈) was the 2nd of 4 (650') Mogami Class Heavy Cruisers – Commissioned: 29 August 1935 – Crew: 850 Officers, Enlisted – Armament: 10 x 8 Inch (203mm) 3rd Year Naval Guns (5 Twin Turrets) 8 x 5 Inch (127mm Guns (4 Twin Turrets) 8 x 25mm AA Guns, 4 x .52 cal (13.2mm) AA Machine Guns and 12 x 24 Inch (610mm) Torpedo Tubes - Sunk 6 June 1942 by USN and USMC Aircraft During the Battle of Midway with the Loss of 650 Crewmen

Mikuma (三隈) was the second vessel in the four-vessel Mogami class of heavy…

Battleship  Nagato  in 1946 after the Japanese Surrender.by milut1971

Battleship Nagato in 1946 after the Japanese Surrender.by milut1971

“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)

“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)

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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.

https://flic.kr/p/nG3ZZQ | USS Salt Lake City | USS Salt Lake City, Feb 1941.

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.

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