USS Marblehead (CL-12) side view

USS Marblehead (CL-12) side view
Here we see a side view of the Omaha class light cruiser USS Marblehead (CL-12), probably in the inter-war period, with some radio equipment installed, but not the later radar installations.
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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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (16 November 201), USS Marblehead (CL-12) side view ,

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