USS Boise (CL-47), New York, 20 October 1945

USS Boise (CL-47), New York, 20 October 1945
Here we see the Brooklyn class light cruiser USS Boise (CL-47) at New York, on 20 October 1945 after a stay on the West Coast. Her wartime radar is just visible in this picture.
US Navy Light Cruisers 1941-45, Mark Stille. Covers the five classes of US Navy light cruisers that saw service during the Second World War, with sections on their design, weaponry, radar, combat experience. Nicely organised, with the wartime service records separated out from the main text, so that the design history of the light cruisers flows nicely. Interesting to see how new roles had to be found for them, after other technology replaced them as reconnaissance aircraft [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (2 January 2017), USS Boise (CL-47), New York, 20 October 1945 ,

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