USS Chester (CA-27) in 1932-33

USS Chester (CA-27) in 1932-33
This signed picture shows the Northampton class heavy cruiser USS Chester (CA-27) in 1932-33, when the future Admiral Arleigh Burke was serving on her. Note the four biplanes carried on her catapults beween the funnels.
US Heavy Cruisers 1941-45: Pre War Classes, Mark Stille. Looks at the 'treaty cruisers' built in the US between the wars, limited by treaty to 10,000 tons and 8in guns. Five classes of treaty cruisers were produced and they played a major role in the fighting during the Second World War, despite the limits imposed on them by the treaty restrictions. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (6 May 2017), USS Chester (CA-27) in 1932-33 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Chester_CA27_1932_33.html

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