Online Library of Selected Images:
EVENTS - The Korean War, 1950-1953

Ships at Sea off Korea - Cruisers Types


This page features miscellaneous views of destroyers and escort ships at sea off Korea during 1950-53.

This page features miscellaneous views of cruisers at sea off Korea during 1950-53.

For additional miscellaneous views of ships at sea off Korea in 1950-53, see:

  • Ships at Sea off Korea (Battleships)
  • Ships at Sea off Korea - Destroyer Types
  • A precis of our Korean War images, and links to more comprehensive pictorial coverage of that conflict:

  • The Korean War, June 1950 - July 1953 - Introductory Overview and Special Image Selection

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    Photo #: NH 97180

    USS Manchester (CL-83)


    "Returning to bombline off coast of Korea after a short rest period in Yokosuka, Japan." (Quoted from the original caption).
    The photo is dated November 1953, but was actually taken during Manchester's first two Korean War tours, 1950-52.
    All of her 6-inch gun turrets, four of her 5"/38 gun mounts and all of her main and secondary gun directors are trained on the port beam.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History & Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 100KB; 740 x 625 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 96884

    USS Rochester (CA-124)


    En route to the Shimonoseki Strait, Japan, after operations off the east coast of Korea. Probably taken during her December 1952 -- March 1953 Korean War combat tour.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History & Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 106KB; 740 x 610 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 96901

    USS Toledo (CA-133)


    Off the east coast of Korea while operating with Task Force 77.
    Photographed from a USS Essex (CV-9) aircraft. Original photo is dated 6 September 1951.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History & Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 163KB; 740 x 615 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 96902

    USS Toledo (CA-133)


    Underway in Korean waters, with a battleship and a destroyer in the right distance.
    The original photo is dated 2 November 1952.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History & Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 112KB; 740 x 610 pixels

     
    Photo #: 80-G-633883

    HMS Belfast

    (British Light Cruiser, 1939)

    Coming alongside USS Bataan (CVL-29) while operating off the coast of Korea on 27 May 1952.
    One of Bataan's 40mm twin gun mounts is in the left foreground.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 97KB; 740 x 610 pixels

    Reproductions may also be available through the National Archives.

     



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