USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37) in heavy seas, 1940

USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37) in heavy seas, 1940
Here we see the bows of the New Orleans class heavy cruiser USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37) in heavy seas as she carried FDR to the Bahamas, for his visit of 12-13 December 1940 when he inspected possible sites for US naval bases.
US Heavy Cruisers 1941-45: Pre War Classes, Mark Stille. Looks at the 'treaty cruisers' built in the US between the wars, limited by treaty to 10,000 tons and 8in guns. Five classes of treaty cruisers were produced and they played a major role in the fighting during the Second World War, despite the limits imposed on them by the treaty restrictions. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (12 October 2018), USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37) in heavy seas, 1940 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Tuscaloosa_CA37_heavy_seas.html

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