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4 edition of US cruisers found in the catalog.

US cruisers

an illustrated design history

by Norman Friedman

  • 81 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Arms and Armour in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Navy -- History,
  • Cruisers (Warships) -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Norman Friedman ; ship plans by A.D. Baker III and Alan Raven.
    ContributionsBaker, A. D., Raven, Alan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV820.3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination496p. :
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21418808M
    ISBN 100853686513

    Photography» US Navy Ships» Cruisers» Light and Heavy Cruisers CL/CA - Light and Heavy Cruisers When the Navy formally implemented its hull number system in July , it redesignated thirteen scout cruisers (three completed in , plus ten new ships which were still under construction) as "Light Cruisers" (CL), numbered in accordance. USA – 62 cruisers From Omaha to Worcester, two decades of conventional cruiser development (). The term of ‘conventional cruiser‘ appeared in the late s when the first missile cruisers were developed, notably in the US the “three T*” carrying ships, to describe a gun-armed vessel as primary armament. The USN had about ten cruiser classes, many sub-classes and two.

    The US built cruisers in quantity through the end of the war, notably 14 Baltimore-class heavy cruisers and 27 Cleveland-class light cruisers, along with eight Atlanta-class anti-aircraft cruisers. The Cleveland class was the largest cruiser class ever built in number of ships completed, with nine additional Cleveland s completed as light. The Navy does not stock or sell copies of ships' cruise books. Cruise books, usually similar in general content and format to high school or college yearbooks, are not official publications. They are compiled by the officers and men of a ship, unit, or station for private distribution and customarily published by a local job printing firm. Like school yearbooks, they are usually paid for by.

    inCruises International is the World's Largest Subscription-Based Cruise Membership Club powered by a global independent sales force. We are on a mission to introduce millions of people to the cruising vacation lifestyle, while saving them money, and making it easy for them to plan their holidays. This is a list of cruisers, from to the present. It includes torpedo, unprotected, protected, scout, light, armoured, battle-, heavy and missile cruisers. Dates are launching dates.


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