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British C class cruisers (1914-1922)

United Kingdom (1914-22) 7 sub-classes, 28 cruisers The veteran light cruisers The ‘C’ class were called artificially that way by…

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Leander class cruisers (1931)

United Kingdom (1931-35) HMS Leander, Achilles, Ajax, Neptune, Orion, HMAS Perth, Sydney, Hobart The ANZAC light cruisers The 5 Leanders…

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Dido class AA cruisers (1939)

United Kingdom (1937-55) Dido, Bonaventure, Naiad, Phoebe, Cleopatra, Charybdis, Euryalus, Hermione, Scylla, Sirius, Argonaut The First Dedicated Royal Navy British…

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York class cruisers

United Kingdom – HMS Exeter, HMS York The last British heavy cruisers Development of the “Class B” – York design…

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Ise class battleships (1917)

Imperial Japanese Navy IJN Ise, Hyūga 1915-1945. From super-dreadnoughts to hybrid battleships: Ise and Hyūga were two fast dreadnoughts built…

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WW2 British Aircraft Carriers

WW2 British Aircraft Carriers Circa 52 aircraft carriers, built and started WW2 The leading nation in aircraft carriers: If the…

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WW2 German submarines: U-Boats

You certainly have heard of the Type VIIC and the Type IX which roamed the seas during WW2 and almost strangled seaways to UK in 1942-43. But over 1,100 U-Boats has been built during this war, mostly deployed in the Atlantic and over twenty-four types designed, many if which were left as paper projects…

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Fuso class battleships (1915)

Fuso class battleships (1915) Japan, 1915. Fuso, Yamashiro. The first Japanese-designed super-dreadnought: These powerful dreadnoughts were far-off derivatives of the…

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WW2 Imperial Japanese Destroyers

About 80 destroyers 1919-1945 Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyer’s complete overview Japanese destroyers acquired a fearsome reputation during WW2, contrary to…

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HMS Furious (1917)

HMS Furious (1917) United Kingdom – Aircraft Carrier History’s first aircraft carrier The HMS Furious is like a warship with…