Side view of USS Boise (CL-47)
This side view of the Brooklyn class light cruiser USS Boise (CL-47) was probably taken in the interwar period, as she lacks the radar antenna that were added during the Second World War.
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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Rickard, J (2 January 2017), Side view of USS Boise (CL-47) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Boise_CL-47.html