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Battlecruisers, but . . .
Posted by tomcervo on March 20, 2017, 7:45:07, in reply to "Wow!"
Richard Hough called them the culmination of Fisher's dream ships, but the USN wisely called them Large Cruisers, as if to keep them from being sneaked into the battle line.
In retrospect the postwar USN would have gladly traded all three hulls for one more Des Moines.
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