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USS Chicago (CA-29) was a Northampton class heavy cruiser of the United States Navy that served in the Pacific Theater in the early years of World War II.

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8 in Northampton class heavy cruiser USS Chicago, sunk off the Solomon Islands by sustained aerial torpedo attacks on 30 January

USS Houston  USS Houston (CA-30) sunk by gunfire and torpedoes of Japanese warships in Sunda Strait, Netherlands East Indies, 1 March 1942.

USS Houston USS Houston sunk by gunfire and torpedoes of Japanese warships in Sunda Strait, Netherlands East Indies, 1 March

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 Salt Lake City

Penascola class heavy cruiser USS Salt Lake City pictured before US entry into February 'Old Swayback' acquired more battle honours than any other US warship during the conflict.

USS Missouri (BB-63) ("Mighty Mo" or "Big Mo") is a United States Navy Iowa-class battleship, and was the third ship of the U.S. Navy to be named in honor of the US state of Missouri. Missouri was the last battleship built by the United States, and was the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan which ended World War II.

US Missouri - This shipped was launched in 1944 and was officially the last ship commissioned by the USA and has earned 11 battle stars

USS Salt Lake City (CA-25), USS Pensacola (CA-24) and USS New Orleans (CA-32) (listed from left to right) nested together at Pearl Harbor, 31 October 1943, after completion of repairs. The USS New Orleans had her bow ripped off from the second turret forward in the Battle of Tassafaronga. Note radar antennas, gun directors and eight-inch guns on these three heavy cruisers.

heavy cruiser salt lake city,Pensacola and new Orleans at pearl October in the background is O. Ford and a piece of the battleship Oklahoma in the process of rescue operations.

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Detroit at the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 15 Aug photo 1 of note destroyer Preston in background

ww2 motor patrol (pt) boats-they moved fast and were armed to the teeth-torpedoes, machine guns, etc.

USS Gillis tending Higgins type motor torpedo boats (PTs) of Motor Torpedo Squadron in Casco Cove, Massacre Bay, Attu Island, Aleutians, 21 June Note the PBY Catalina flying boat astern of Gillis.

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

U.S.S. New Orleans after being hit by a torpedo 1942

[Free] U.S.S. New Orleans after being hit by a torpedo 1942 (My Grandpas ship)

In honor of Memorial Day, here’s a shot of USS New Orleans, her entire bow blown off by a Japanese torpedo, entering Tulagi Harbor, Solomon .

USN; USS Houston, a Northampton class Heavy Cruiser in the locks on the Panama Canal c/w the Electric donkeys.

USS HOUSTON – USS Houston (originally designated nicknamed the “Galloping Ghost of the Java Coast”, was a Northampton-class heavy cruiser of the United States Navy.

Heavy cruiser USS Quincy at New Caledonia - South Pacific Aug 3, 1942.

Heavy cruiser USS Quincy at New Caledonia - South Pacific Aug 3, 1942.[604x456]

USS Long Beach CGN-9

One of a kind: Stern view of nuclear-powered guided-missile cruiser USS Long Beach at-sea sometime after her early refit in comments)

U.S.S. Kentucky, would have been the 6th Iowa class battleship, but was never finished.

USS Kentucky, unfinished 16 in Iowa class battleship, cancelled once ended (as was Illinois).

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