Side view of USS Pensacola (CA-24)
This side view of USS Pensacola (CA-24), nameship of the Pensacola class of heavy cruisers, gives us a good view of the two rear superfiring turrets, with the triple 8in turret carried above the twin 8in turret.
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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