Photo #: S-511-65
"8" Cruiser of New Design  ... General Arrangement"
Preliminary design plan prepared by the Bureau of Ships during preparation of what became the Des Moines (CA-134) class heavy cruiser design.
This plan is dated 1 October 1943. It features details on the ship's armor protection and internal subdivision.
Scale of the original drawing is 1/32" = 1'.
The original plan is in the 1939-1944 "Spring Styles Book".
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 3 October 2005