U.S. Light Cruisers in Action - Warships No. 12

  • 50 Pages
  • 4.27 MB
  • English
Squadron/Signal Publications
Shipbuilding technology & engineering, Warfare & De
ContributionsDon Greer (Colorist), Richard Hudson (Illustrator), Ernesto Cumpian (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11330256M
ISBN 100897474074
ISBN 139780897474078

During World War II, U.S. Navy light cruisers were jacks-of-all trades but were also often forced to take on the role of heavy cruisers due to the warship losses incurred at Pearl Harbor. Al Adcock looks at the six classes of light cruisers that saw action in this nicely done Squadron/Signal publication from /5(6).

'Warships Number 12' fills its 50 pages with concise and entertaining information, dozens of b&w photographs including many detail shots and Don Greer color artwork. Greer's back cover depiction of USS Juneau in action is a great piece of artwork.

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19 line drawings that show the planes, different weapons used (gun mounts from 20mm all the way up to 12" cannon), radar masts and missles (post WW2). 5/5(8). 12 Used from $ 1 New from $ At the beginning of World War II, the Imperial Japanese Navy operated a light cruiser force of 20 ships, and added another five during the course of the war.

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Squadron/Signal Publications WARSHIPS NO U.S. LIGHT CRUISERS in action (Лёгкие крейсера ВМС США в бою), SQUADRON/SIGNAL PUBLICATIONS INC. USA, 51 скан. PDF. A light cruiser is a type of small- or medium-sized term is a shortening of the phrase "light armored cruiser", describing a small ship that carried armor in the same way as an armored cruiser: a protective belt and to this smaller cruisers had been of the protected cruiser model, possessing armored decks only.

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14 by Al Adcock: The U.S. was the only major power that continued to build very large light cruisers throughout the war; all the other powers reverted to building more modest light cruisers.

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Inthe Washington Naval Treaty placed a formal limit on these cruisers, which were defined as warships of up to 10, tons displacement carrying guns no larger than 8 inches in calibre; heavy cruisers had 8-inch guns, while those with guns of inches or less were light cruisers, which shaped cruiser design until the end of World War II.

USS Galveston (CL 93), one of 27 completed Cleveland-class light cruisers. She packed 12 six-inch guns and 12 five-inch guns. (US Navy) Second, cruisers also were able excellent for maintaining a presence at sea.

It took fewer personnel to fully crew a cruiser and they were comparatively cheaper to build than other major vessels. The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. This section includes over Allied Warships and over Allied Commanders of WWII, from the US Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, The Polish Navy and others.

They start at tier 6 with Pensacola. Pepsi has 10 8" guns arranged with 5 in front and 5 in back. This one is fairly challenging, because it was originally designed as a light cruiser, with fairly light armor- and it's detection is very poor.

It is fairly quick and nimble, but the turrets will lag behind when maneuvering hard. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Warships in Action Ser.: U.

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Links to individual pages giving description, history, and photo. Ships of the U.S. Navy,   Author of Flight deck, O-1 Bird Dog in action, OS2U Kingfisher in action - Aircraft No.

Destroyer Escorts in action - Warships No. 11, U.S. nuclear attack subs in action, O-1 Bird Dog in Action - Aircraft No. 87, US Heavy Cruisers in action Part 1 - Warships No. 14, F Eagle in action - Aircraft No. The number of heavy cruisers was limited – Britain was permitted 15 with a total tonnage ofthe US 18 totalingand the Japanese 12 totalingtons.

For the light cruisers no numbers were specified but tonnage limits weretons for the US,tons for the British andtons for the Japanese. Al Adcock is the author of Escort Carriers in Action - Warships No.

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Hull Number 1 Class Years in service CL-1 to CL-3 Chester: – CL-4 to CL   The US heavy cruisers, on the other hand, have similar arcs across their entire flight.

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Hello all, So. We all know (I would hope) that there is a difference between a heavy cruiser, and a light cruiser.

Basically, a heavy cruiser has larger guns, and better armor, than a light cruiser, but not enough to be considered a battleship/battlecruiser. And with that said, I. The heavy cruiser's immediate precursors were the light cruiser designs of the s and s; the US 8-inch 'treaty cruisers' of the s were originally classed as light cruisers until the London Treaty forced their redesignation.

Heavy cruisers continued in use until after World War II. Discussions about Warships ; Cruisers ; American Cruisers American Cruisers. Sign in toJune 16 replies; views; DeadIyArT; July 30; Pepsi wth By Gyphon_GF, July 0 replies; views; Gyphon_GF; July 26; Is New Orleans as bad as Pensacola.

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The Montecuccoli class light cruisers can be considered the first true italian CL class after WWI. The previous class (t) can be seen as large DDs rather than CLs.

The Montecuccoli cruisers had better armour than the previous t (not hard to do) but still kept a very streamlined body and powerful engines, which gave than high speeds.

U.S. Light Cruisers in Action - Warships No. 12 20 copies US Destroyers in action, Part 2 - Warships No. 20 18 copies USS Alabama - On Deck No. 1 18 copies, 1 review. The main point of operating US cruisers is to put an island between you and enemy, so they can't shoot back at you while you can.

Lastly, the main job of the USN light cruiser line is being a dd hunter. If you become overwhelmed at one point by BBs and cruisers without dds, I suggest moving to a flank where the enemy dds are harassing your team.Cruisers, or CA/CL (CA for Cruiser Armoured and CL for Cruiser Light), are the most versatile ship class in World of Warships Blitz.

Their fast firing, accurate guns make them perfect for anti-destroyer screening, their AA fire will severely damage enemy aircraft,giving allies the peace of mind that they won't be seriously damaged by the torpedo and dive good maneuverability.