US Battleships Comparisons - Look at the length of Iowa! 887 feet long :) North Carolina was 729 feet long. HMS Hood was 860 feet long. Reason for Battleship length = space for boilers, streamlined hull = 32/33 knots :) Compare North Carolina (28.5 knots).
Details about US Battleship Illinois E Muller/Valentine Postcard
US Battleship Illinois E Muller/Valentine Postcard
This Is Why the US Navy Is the Most Formidable Naval Force In the World
Here's a rare sight: four out of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers—the largest warships ever built—plus an Enterprise-class carrier docked together. They are resting at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, which coincidentally is the largest naval base in the world. Look at all that engineering and firepower. And it's only half of the Nimitz fleet!
Details about Historical Photograph US Navy Battleship U.S.S. Massachusetts Year 1898 8x10
Historical Photograph US Navy Battleship U.S.S. Massachusetts Year 1898 8x10
US battleships South Dakota and Alabama on their way to the Marshall Islands to shell Roi and Namur islands 1 February 1944.
US Navy sailor fueling battleship New Mexico c. 1919.
Details about USS MISSOURI BB-11 Battleship WWI World War I US Navy Military Ship UDB Postcard
Battleships at anchor on battleship row in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. USS Nevada USS Oklahoma * USS Pennsylvania USS Arizona * USS Tennessee USS California * USS Maryland USS West Virginia * *Sunk or destroyed
Eaglemoss EMGC73 US Navy Colorado Class Battleship - USS West Virginia (BB-48) [With Collector Magazine] (1:1100 Scale)
The Navy’s eyes probe the sky Hudson, NY, 3 May 1939 Atlantic Scuadron’s BB-35 Texas & BB-34 New York battleships’ massive searchlights illuminate the skies over NY A.P. Wirephoto courtesy of Jonathan Eno
US battleship sailors 'New Jersey' (USS New Jersey, BB-62), about 406-mm armor-piercing shells AP Mark 8.