US Battleships Comparisons

US Battleships Comparisons - Look at the length of Iowa! 887 feet long :) North Carolina was 729 feet long. HMS Hood was 860 feet long. Reason for Battleship length = space for boilers, streamlined hull = knots :) Compare North Carolina knots).

Look at what our navy had during ww2! Made 15 years prior but still! War front because its a war ship

USS Texas (BB Some of the most impressive technology seen from the war. The USS Texas is a battleship in the U. Navy, and Navy that would become the largest in the world.

Iowa Class Battleship. Someone down range is having a bad day...

Spectacular photos of the US Navy's most powerful battleship ever

Printable Battleship game (and other printables). Would also be great for long car rides!

Printable Battleship game (and other printables). Would also be great for long car rides! This looks like good family fun!

Battleship New Jersey, Gun Salvo Aerial of the USS New Jersey battleship firing a nine gun salvo from the Gulf of Tonkin. North Vietnam 10/1968

Aerial view of Battleship USS New Jersey, firing a full 9 gun broadside salvo in the Gulf of Tonkin, North Vietnam Oct 1968

Amazing view of the IJN Yamato battleship, the world's most powerful and largest battleship in history. 72,800 tons with 18.1" main guns capable of firing a 3,000 lb. shell over 26 miles!

Amazing view of the IJN Yamato battleship, the world's most powerful and largest battleship in history. tons with main guns capable of firing a lb. shell over 26 miles!

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Late picture of 16 in Iowa class battleship USS New Jersey: she and her three sisters were periodically reactivated into the All four are preserved.

USS Tennessee under way in 1943.

USS Tennessee Underway in Puget Sound, Washington, on 12 May after modernization. Note the greatly increased beam that was one element of this work. Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.

14 in Mississippi class battleship USS Idaho, 1943: she was fortunate in not being at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, but as a result was not as extensively modernised as those ships requiring significant repair. She served throughout the Pacific campaign, mainly in shore bombardment roles.

USS Idaho a New Mexico class battleship, launched in This photo has to have been taken after she was re-gunned in 1942 (they removed the secondary battery of five and refitted with her anti aircraft guns).

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The three post-dreadnought US battleship classes, all of which mounted 9 x 16 in guns: The even larger Montana class was cancelled.

Battlecruiser or Battleship Gneisenau, looks like a.....

Gneisenau battleship illustration for a cover of a Swedish book "Kanalgenombrottet. Historien om operation Cerberus, written by Michael Tamelander and Jonas Hård af Segerstad. This was done in cooperation with Mariusz Motyka (mujas - author…

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