USS Toledo (CA-133) and USS Juneau (CLAA-119), Yokosuka, 1950

USS Toledo (CA-133) and USS Juneau (CLAA-119), Yokosuka, 1950
Here we see the Baltimore class heavy cruiser USS Toledo (CA-133) (left) and the Atlanta class light cruiser USS Juneau (CLAA-119) (right), at Yokosuka in the second half of 1950. The Juneau was designated as an anti-aircraft cruiser at this point.
US Navy Light Cruisers 1941-45, Mark Stille. Covers the five classes of US Navy light cruisers that saw service during the Second World War, with sections on their design, weaponry, radar, combat experience. Nicely organised, with the wartime service records separated out from the main text, so that the design history of the light cruisers flows nicely. Interesting to see how new roles had to be found for them, after other technology replaced them as reconnaissance aircraft [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (20 May 2017), USS Toledo (CA-133) and USS Juneau (CLAA-119), Yokosuka, 1950 ,

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