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S-511-19 "6-inch Cruiser Study ... Scheme 1"

Photo #: S-511-19  "6-inch Cruiser Study ... Scheme 1"
Title: "6-inch Cruiser Study ... Scheme 1"
Description: Photo #: S-511-19 6-inch Cruiser Study ... Scheme 1 Preliminary design plan prepared for the General Board during an examination of light cruiser designs with the same gun armament as the Cleveland (CL-55) class, but with greater speed and improved protection. This plan, dated 28 July 1940, is for a 13,300-ton (standard displacement) ship, 680-feet long, with aircraft facilities aft. The cruiser has quadruple torpedo tubes amidships, with an alternate location by the aircraft catapults. Scale of the original drawing is 1/32 = 1'. The original plan is in the 1939-1944 Spring Styles Book held by the Naval History and Heritage Command. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: S-511-19
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