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USS Maine was sent to Cuba. The United States had a high national security interest in the Havana Riots initiated by pro-Spanish Volunatorios. Cuba sought independance from Spain.

USS Maine the lead ship of her class of pre-dreadnought battleships of the US Navy, July

May 25, 1967     The Cruiser USS PROVIDENCE (CLG-6) was hit by an enemy shore battery fired from the DMZ, receiving superficial damage to main mast and no casuaties. Fire was returned and the battery sienced.

The Cruiser USS PROVIDENCE was hit by an enemy shore battery fired from the DMZ, receiving superficial damage to main mast and no casuaties. Fire was returned and the battery sienced.

HMS Nelson (28) - Corazzata classe Nelson - Entrata in servizio 10 settembre 1930 - Dislocamento (alla costruzione) 34.490 t 39.000 t (a pieno carico) Lunghezza 220 m Larghezza 32 m Pescaggio 10 m Propulsione 8 caldaie 2 turbine Brown-Curtis 2 assi elica 45.000 CV Velocità (43,5 km/h) Autonomia 7.000 n.mi. a 16 nodi (13.000 km a 30 km/h) Equipaggio 1.361 - Radiata nel 1948

HMS Nelson (28) - Corazzata classe Nelson - Entrata in servizio 10 settembre 1930 - Dislocamento (alla costruzione) 34.490 t 39.000 t (a pieno carico) Lunghezza 220 m Larghezza 32 m Pescaggio 10 m Propulsione 8 caldaie 2 turbine Brown-Curtis 2 assi elica 45.000 CV Velocità (43,5 km/h) Autonomia 7.000 n.mi. a 16 nodi (13.000 km a 30 km/h) Equipaggio 1.361 - Radiata nel 1948

USS Montpelier at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States following overhaul, 21 Oct 1944; USS Indianapolis in background

[Photo] USS Montpelier at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States following overhaul, 21 Oct 1944; USS Indianapolis in background

USS Montpelier in Mare Island Shipyard,

Battleship cruiser USS Guam (CB-2) at Pearl Harbor, February 21, 1945.

Battleship cruiser USS Guam at Pearl Harbor, February

HMS Galatea,a Leander class frigate of the Royal Navy in a sharp turn.[690x881]

HMS Galatea,a Leander class frigate of the Royal Navy in a sharp turn!

USS ASTORIA CL-90 port quarter surface view. Her OS2N-1 Kingfisher floatplanes sit atop her twin aircraft catapults astern. Because the Kingfisher did not have folding wings, ASTORIA's floatplanes had to remain on her weather deck at all times. -U.S. Navy photo in National Archives Records Group 19-LCM

Her Kingfisher floatplanes sit atop her twin aircraft catapults astern. Because the Kingfisher did not have folding wings, Astoria's floatplanes had to remain on her weather deck at all times.

A nice stern view of Admiral Graf Spee. Notice the eagle and the Swastika on the hull. The Germans removed these symbols from their ships at the outbreak of the war, except Admiral Graf Spee that still had it when it was scuttled. This because it left Germany 21. August 1939, 12 days before the war broke out.

In December the German battleship Admiral Graff Spee sailed into the Rio…

USS Saint Paul (CA-73) in Chongjin harbor, Korea in May 23, 1952.

USS Saint Paul in Chongjin harbor, Korea, 23 May 1952

USS Colorado in late WW2 guise after extensive modernisation: lead ship of the third class of US dreadnoughts (the first to mount 16 in guns), she was fortunate to be absent from Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941.  Her eventful Pacific War career included two kamikaze strikes in November 1944.  She was scrapped in 1947.

USS Colorado in late guise after extensive modernisation: lead ship of the…

Photo of Nelson and Rodney or Rodney and Nelson the hood in back ground

Hms Nelson Photograph - Hms Nelson And Hms Rodney Battleships And Battlecruisers Hms Hood Circa 1941 by California Views Mr Pat Hathaway Archives

Heavy Cruiser, USS Albany (CA-123)

USS Albany was a United States Navy Oregon City class heavy cruiser, later converted to the guided missile cruiser

What World War II US Navy Ships Looked Like and a Brief Glossary

Newest Warships United States

As was expected with the Montana-class if completed, Midway-class aircraft carriers were the first US Navy ships too big to transit the Panama canal. Description from operatorchan.org. I searched for this on bing.com/images

USS Missouri (below) compared to the projected, but never built, Montana-class battleships. Five Montana-class battleships had been planned by the US Navy.

USS Saint Paul underway in Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, 15 Mar photo 2 of 2

USS Saint Paul (CA-73) underway in Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, March 1945.
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