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).

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).

US 1900s 3 NAVY P. US BATTLESHIP OHIO USS MINIAN TO NOMAH US TORPEDO BOAT MORRIS

US 1900s 3 NAVY P. US BATTLESHIP OHIO USS MINIAN TO NOMAH US TORPEDO BOAT MORRIS

This drawing shows the damage to the USS Oklahoma caused by the Japanese torpedoes. It also shows the Oklahoma capsizing, and how she came to rest.

This drawing shows the damage to the USS Oklahoma caused by the Japanese torpedoes. It also shows the Oklahoma capsizing, and how she came to rest.

US Navy Battleship USS IOWA 13in Guns & Brave Gunner Boys - antique stereoview

Details about US Navy Battleship USS IOWA 13in Guns & Brave Gunner Boys - antique stereoview

US Navy Battleship USS IOWA 13in Guns & Brave Gunner Boys - antique stereoview

old Pc Kreuzer Brooklyn der US Navy auf See, German Battleship Cruiser 1906

Details about old Pc Kreuzer Brooklyn der US Navy auf See, German Battleship Cruiser 1906

old Pc Kreuzer Brooklyn der US Navy auf See, German Battleship Cruiser 1906

"US battleship USS Arkansas, under construction in Camden, NJ, 1910. It was later destroyed by a nuclear bomb [650 × 881]" by WowDidYouSeeThis in HistoryPorn

"US battleship USS Arkansas, under construction in Camden, NJ, 1910. It was later destroyed by a nuclear bomb [650 × 881]" by WowDidYouSeeThis in HistoryPorn

1908 US BATTLESHIP ALABAMA

Details about 1908 US BATTLESHIP ALABAMA

1908 US BATTLESHIP ALABAMA

US BATTLESHIP OHIO  1910 CIRCU

Details about US BATTLESHIP OHIO 1910 CIRCU

US BATTLESHIP OHIO 1910 CIRCU

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!

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!

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