Generally, the South Dakota-class battleships had an overall length of 680 feet, and a standard displacement of 39,200 tons while displacing 49,861 tons in full load. The ships were propelled by geared steam turbines provided by General Electric and Westinghouse, and had a speed of 27.5 knots and a range of over 15,000 nautical miles.
Fuso conducting a flooding and drainage test at Kure, Japan, 20 Apr 1941 ww2dbase
The sinking battleship ESPANA off Santander,on 30.Apr.1937.
...dated 1956 on the Shang..
The Amagi class, never-quite-built battlecruisers of the Imperial Japanese Navy, is today's subject.
HMS Queen Elisabeth
O segundo memorial em Pearl Harbour, encontra-se onde estão os destroços do USS Utah.
no book on building the LONG BEACH CGN 9 !!! .....WE HAVE A DVD for the model builder....clear sharp detail assorted jpgs IMAGES !
The USS Belknap (CG 26) was a newly reclassified guided missile cruiser, and when it accidentally slammed into the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy, the ensuing fire and damage killed eight men, seven on the cruiser and one on the carrier.The accident happened while both ships were doing nighttime air drills near Sicily, Italy, sailing far apart but traveling in the same direction.
Chapter Two: after Jütland Jütland’s influenceOne cannot simply ignore the greatest naval battle of the industrial age in a design story. Especially that this epic clash of titans had a very profound effect on the design of HOOD and all the subsequent capital ships built around the World. I don’t want to repeat the well known story of the battle, instead I’d like to focus on points that directly impacted our story – some hopefully new ones.
PT-105 and two other torpedo boats of US Navy Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron Five running at high speed during exercises off the US east coast, 12 Jul 1942 ww2dbaseSource ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Bismarck's 15cm gun
HMS Howe transiting the Suez Canal, Egypt, 14 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 2 ww2dbaseSource ww2dbaseImperial War Museum