USS Northampton (CA-26), early 1930s

USS Northampton (CA-26), early 1930s
Here we see the USS Northampton (CA-26), name ship of the Northampton Class of Heavy Cruisers, at some point in the 1930s before her torpedo tubes had been removed.
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 Northampton (CA-26), early 1930s , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Northampton_CA26_early_30s.html

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