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American battleships, carriers, and cruisers

H. T. Lenton

American battleships, carriers, and cruisers

by H. T. Lenton

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Navy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] H. T. Lenton.
    SeriesNavies of the Second World War
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA58 .L45 1968b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5606777M
    LC Control Number68014047

    Overview Edit. The Eagle Union is a Nation of ships based on the United States Navy during World War II.. They are notable for their use of Gunboats, which are Light Cruisers that can equip a Destroyer Main Gun as their secondary gun instead of torpedoes.. They also place a strong emphasis on offensive air power, with Enterprise and Ranger being strong examples in the Aircraft Carrier and. Heavy Cruisers (CA) A detailed list of American Heavy Cruisers appearing in ed to their Japanese counterparts, they specialize more in the artillery, gun control, and Anti-Air department, tending to put less priority on their torpedoes, which later ships tend to trade-off entirely for more guns. Thus, they lean more towards supporting roles such as Carrier escorts, etc.

    The Alaska-class cruisers were six very large cruisers ordered on 9 September They were known, popularly and by historians, as "battlecruisers", although the Navy discouraged describing them as such and gave them the hull symbol for large cruisers (CB). All were named after territories or insular areas of the United States, unlike battleships, generally named for states, or cruisers.   If that is true then it mucks my plans up somewhat, because I was going to have a 7, ton light cruiser (an enlarged Leipzig) laid down in place of Aircraft Carrier B. When Cruiser O was launched in September the berth was going to be occupied by another light cruiser or a Bismarck class battleship.

    ‘A further 17 aircraft carriers, six battleships, 16 cruisers and 56 destroyers were also tasked in support.’ ‘The combined German naval force for this attack was fifteen battleships, thirteen cruisers and seventy-one destroyers, whose principal task was to guard the larger ships against British submarines.’. For example when I played Germany I had one super fleet consisting of ships (5 battleships) (2 carriers) (4 heavy cruisers) (rest light cruisers/destroyers even) but had them taking out everything in the baltics when i took sweden, norway and even the soviets by the time i went to the english channel i was murdering the english navy (with.


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American battleships, carriers, and cruisers. [H T Lenton]. s–s. Maine and Texas were part of the "New Navy" program of the s. Texas and BB-1 to BB-4 were authorized as "coast defense battleships", but Maine was ordered as an armored cruiser and was only re-rated as a "second class battleship" when she turned out too slow to be a cruiser.

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Ten American cruisers were lost in World War II, with two of those ships marking the worst naval losses in U.S. history. Describes all of the classes of battleships, carriers, and cruisers that were in service with the American navy during world war two.

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Author H.T. LENTON Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher Macdonald, Date published [] Keywords. The Japanese Center Force of 23 Japanese warships (four battleships, eight cruisers, and eleven destroyers) commanded by Admiral Kurita engaged a U.S.

task unit of six escort carriers, three destroyers, and four destroyer escorts of 7th Fleet. The Americans were taken entirely by surprise because the 7th Fleet had firmly believed that its northern flank was being protected by Admiral.

The second, more ambitious phase was a radical redesign of the massive warships that would have combined the attributes of battleships and aircraft carriers. The resulting ship, a “battlecarrier,” was merely one of many schemes over the span of 30 years to modernize the most powerful American battleships ever built.

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The number of copies of a cruise book is very limited. Instead, to distract American carriers away from the battleships and cruisers of the Combined Fleet, the Japanese decided to create a sacrificial force of four aircraft carriers (along with.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lenton, H.T. American battleships, carriers, and cruisers. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday [] (OCoLC) American cruiser speeds range from 20 knots in the early tiers to 35 knots in the mid-tiers.

This speed, combined with respectable maneuverability, turret traverse speed, and rapid rates of fire mean that these cruisers are superb at taking out enemy destroyers and cruisers, and can even put some hurt on the big battleships when in groups.

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construction of sixteen battleships and battle cruisers, more than doubling the available firepower of the entire Navy. The "order" overwhelmed the Bureau of Construction and Repair at a period when design evolution was occurring at a rapid pace. In November,World War I ended with most of the American capital ships still under.

Given the hull classification CG and known as guided missile cruisers, six of the ships, the Albany and Galveston-class conversions, employed the. Battleships were floating fortresses, capable of both dishing out and taking a lot of punishment. America got her first true battleship in and decommissioned the last one in Here are 5 among them that earned legendary reputations during that period: 1.

The USS Texas "avenged" its sister. Twenty-nine battleships (eleven "classes") and six battle cruisers (one "class") with "all-big-gun" main batteries, begun between and and ranging f tons to o tons (including seven battleships and six battle cruisers cancelled in ).

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