USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37) off St. Johns, 1940

USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37) off St. Johns, 1940
Here we see the New Orleans class heavy cruiser USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37) off St. Johns, during FDR's cruise early in 1940. This was probably St. John's in the US Virgin Islands, during the President's cruise to Panama.
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) off St. Johns, 1940 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Tuscaloosa_CA37_st_johns_1940.html

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