Radar on USS Salt Lake City (CA-25), 10 May 1943

This picture shows the radar setup on the Pensacola class heavy cruiser USS Salt Lake City (CA-25), as it was on 10 May 1943 at Mare Island. The proliferation of different sets demonstrates the problem of finding space for all of the different antenna.
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), Radar on USS Salt Lake City (CA-25), 10 May 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Salt_Lake_City_CA25_radar.html

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