Open Bridge on USS Louisville (CA-28)
This picture shows the open bridge on the Northampton class heavy cruiser USS Louisville (CA-28) as it was in April 1945, when she was at the Mare Island Navy Yard during repairs after suffering two kamikazes hits on 5-6 January 1945.
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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Rickard, J (6 May 2017), Open Bridge on USS Louisville (CA-28) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Louisville_CA28_open_bridge.html