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Encyclopedia > List of World War II ship classes

The List of ships of World War II is an alphabetical list of all ship classes of World War II. For individual ships, see the List of World War II ships. Classes consisting of only a single ship are not listed, except in cases where more ships were laid down or planned. This article needs cleanup. ... A ship class is a group of ships of a similar design. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The List of ships of World War II is an alphabetical list of major military ships of World War II. Only warships with a displacement of 1000 tons or greater are listed. ...


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Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


0-9

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
1934  Germany destroyer 1935 3156 4
1934A  Germany destroyer 1935-37 3110 12
1936  Germany destroyer 1937-38 3415 6
1936A "Narvik"  Germany destroyer 1939-40 3,605 8
1936A (Mob)  Germany destroyer 1941-42 3,415 7
1936B  Germany destroyer 1942-44 3,415 5,
3 completed
1936C  Germany destroyer none 6, none completed

At the outbreak of World War II, the German Navy, the Kriegsmarine had 21 destroyers (German: Zerstörer) available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... At the outbreak of World War II, the German Navy, the Kriegsmarine had 21 destroyers (German: Zerstörer) available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... At the outbreak of World War II, the German Navy, the Kriegsmarine had 21 destroyers (German: Zerstörer) available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Zerstörer 1936A class destroyers, or Narvik class destroyers as they were known to the Allies were a class of German destroyers of the Second World War. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... At the outbreak of World War II, the German Navy, the Kriegsmarine had 21 destroyers (German: Zerstörer) available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... At the outbreak of World War II, the German Navy, the Kriegsmarine had 21 destroyers (German: Zerstörer) available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... At the outbreak of World War II, the German Navy, the Kriegsmarine had 21 destroyers (German: Zerstörer) available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ...

A

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
A  UK destroyer 1929-30 1350 11
A  Norway submarine approx. 1914 268 3
Admiral  UK battlecruiser 1918 48,000 4 planned,
1 completed
Abdiel  UK minelayer 1940-44 2650 6
Admiral Hipper  Germany heavy cruiser 1937-39 14,000 5,
3 completed
Ægir  Denmark submarine 237 5
Agano  Japan light cruiser 1941-44 6650 4
Ahven  Finland minesweeper approx. 1937 17 6
Aikoku Maru  Japan armed merchant cruiser 17,000 3
Akagi Maru  Japan armed merchant cruiser 17,000 1
Akatsuki  Japan destroyer 1931-32 1680 4
Akizuki  Japan destroyer 1941-44 2,700 12
Alaska  US battlecruiser 1943 27,500 2 completed
Algerine  UK minesweeper 1942-44 850 109
Allen M. Sumner  US destroyer 1943-44 2200 58
Andrea Doria  Italy battleship 1913 25,920 2
Aoba  Japan cruiser 1926 10,822 2
Arethusa  UK light cruiser 1934-36 5250 4
Asashio  Japan destroyer 1936-37 2,370 10
Astoria = New Orleans  US heavy cruiser 1933-36 9375 7
Asama  Japan cruiser 1898 9,700 2
Atlanta  US light cruiser 1941-46 6000 11
Attacker = US Bogue  UK escort aircraft carrier 16,000 11
Awata Maru  Japan armed merchant cruiser 7,398 1

The A class was a class of eleven destroyers of the Royal Navy, which included the flotilla-leader Codrington. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The A class submarines were a class of three vessels of German design built by the Krupp Germnia naval shipyard in Kiel, Germany from 1913 to 1914 and deployed by the Royal Norwegian Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... The Admiral-class battlecruisers were a group of four British Royal Navy battlecruisers designed near the end of World War I. These ships were intended to counter the German Kaiserliche Marine Mackensen-class battlecruisers that were then under construction. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... [[Image:HMS Hood and HMS Barham. ... The Abdiel fast minelayers were a class of six Royal Navy ships commissioned and active during World War II. They were also referred to as the Manxman class and as mine-laying cruisers. The first 4 of the class were ordered in 1938. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A minelayer is a naval ship used for deploying sea mines. ... The Admiral Hipper class was a series of five heavy cruisers of which three served with the Kriegsmarine of Germany in World War II, one was sold unfinished to the Soviet Union in 1939, and one was converted to an aircraft carrier but never completed. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... The Agano class was a series of four light cruisers which served with the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. // Description The Agano class had a standard displacement of 6650 tons and carried a crew of 730. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Ahven class minesweepers (English: ) was a series of six minesweepers of the Finnish Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... USS Pivot (AM 276) World War II United States Admirable Class Minesweeper shown in the Gulf of Mexico on sea trials 12 July 1944 Image:Hameln Class. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Armed Merchantmen were merchant ships taken over by their nations navies, equipped with guns, and then used for military purposes. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Armed Merchantmen were merchant ships taken over by their nations navies, equipped with guns, and then used for military purposes. ... The Japanese Akatsuki class destroyer Ikazuchi in Chinese waters, circa 1938. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Akizuki class destroyers were one of the primary classes of new destroyers of the Imperial Japanese Navy after 1942. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Class Lead ship USS Alaska (CB-1) Builders New York Shipbuilding Corporation Number of ships 6 ordered, 3 laid down, 2 completed General characteristics Complement 2,251 officers and enlisted Armament Nine 12 inch (305 mm), twelve 5 inch (127 mm), 56 x 40 mm, 34 x 20 mm guns... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... [[Image:HMS Hood and HMS Barham. ... The Algerine class was a class of minesweepers of the Royal Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS Pivot (AM 276) World War II United States Admirable Class Minesweeper shown in the Gulf of Mexico on sea trials 12 July 1944 Image:Hameln Class. ... The class of destroyers was built by the United States during World War II. General characteristics Displacement: 2,42 tons (stand) Length: 390 (oa) Beam: 41 Draft: 15 (max) Armament 6 5 /38 DP in twins 2 40 mm quads 2 40 mm twins 11 20 mm 2 depth charge... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Italian battleship Caio Duilio in 1948. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946). ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... The Aoba class of two Japanese cruisers saw service during World War II. The ships in the class were Aoba and Kinugasa. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ... The Arethusa class was a class of four light cruisers built in the early 1930s for the Royal Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Asashio class destroyers were a class of Imperial Japanese Navy destroyers. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The New Orleans The New Orleans class cruisers were a class of seven heavy cruisers built for the United States Navy, the last built under the Washington Naval Treaty before World War II. They were an improvement on the Northampton class heavy cruisers. ... The New Orleans The New Orleans class cruisers were a class of seven heavy cruisers built for the United States Navy under the Washington Naval Treaty before World War II. They were an improvement on the Northampton class heavy cruisers. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... The Asama-class Cruiser ) was an early class of armored cruiser operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ... The Atlanta class cruisers were US Navy light cruisers designed originally as flotilla leaders but which ended up gaining recognition as effective anti-aircraft cruisers. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Bogue class were a group of Escort Carriers built during the second world war. ... The Bogue class were a group of Escort Carriers built during the second world war. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The escort aircraft carrier or escort carrier, was a small aircraft carrier developed by the Royal Navy in the early part of World War II to deal with the U-boat crisis of the Battle of the Atlantic. ... In 1941, the passenger-cargo ship AWATA MARU was requisitioned from the Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) Line by the IJN and converted to an armed merchant cruiser at Mitsubishis Nagasaki shipyard. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Auxiliary cruisers were merchant ships taken over for conversion into a vessel armed with cruiser-size guns, and employed either for convoy protection against true cruisers, or for commerce-raiding missions, where its appearance was used to trick merchant ships into approaching. ...

B

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
B  UK destroyer 1930 1360 9
B  Norway submarine 365 6
Bagley  US destroyer 1936-37 1646 8
Balao  US submarine 1826 132
Baltimore  US heavy cruiser 1942-51 14,472 19
Bangor  UK minesweeper 600 128
Bathurst Flag of Australia Australia
India
corvette 1025 60
Battle  UK destroyer 1943-45 2315-2574 24 (42 planned)
Benham  US destroyer 1938-39 1637 10
Benson  US destroyer 1939-41 1839 30
Bismarck  Germany battleship 1939 42,300 2
Black Swan (including modified Black Swans)  UK
India
sloop 1939-45 1250 37
Bogue = Attacker = Ruler  US escort aircraft carrier 16,000
Bretagne  France battleship 1913 22,200 3
Brooklyn  US cruiser 1936-38 9767 9

HMS Brilliant The B class was a class of nine destroyers of the Royal Navy, launched in 1930. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The B class submarines were a class of six vessels of the US Holland type built on licence in Norway from 1922 to 1929 and deployed by the Royal Norwegian Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Balao class was a successful design of United States Navy submarine used during World War II. An evolutionary improvement over the earlier Gato class, the boats had slight internal differences. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... The United States Navys Baltimore class of heavy cruisers was the last of World War II. The ships looked very much like those of the Cleveland class. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... HMS Bangor (J00) Bangor Class Minesweepers were employed as Fleet (i. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS Pivot (AM 276) World War II United States Admirable Class Minesweeper shown in the Gulf of Mexico on sea trials 12 July 1944 Image:Hameln Class. ... The Bathurst-class corvettes are a group of minesweepers produced in Australia during World War II. Fifty_six in total were commissioned by the Royal Australian Navy, and four by the Indian navy. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Imperial-India-Blue-Ensign. ... French steam corvette Dupleix (1856-1887) Canadian corvettes on antisubmarine convoy escort duty during World War II. A corvette is a small, maneuverable, lightly armed warship, smaller than a frigate but larger than a coastal patrol craft. ... // Summary The Battle class were destroyers of the British Royal Navy (RN). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Ten Benham class destroyers were commissioned into United States Navy during years 1938 and 1939. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... This class was intended to be an improved version of the Sims class with two stacks, and a alternating machinery space layout. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Bismarck class battleships were a class of capital ships built by Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... The Black Swan class and Modified Black Swan class were two classes of sloop of the Royal Navy and Royal Indian Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Imperial-India-Blue-Ensign. ... A sloop-rigged J-24 sailboat A sloop (From Dutch sloep) in sailing, is a vessel with a fore-and-aft rig. ... The Bogue class were a group of Escort Carriers built during the second world war. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The escort aircraft carrier or escort carrier, was a small aircraft carrier developed by the Royal Navy in the early part of World War II to deal with the U-boat crisis of the Battle of the Atlantic. ... The Bretagne class were Dreadnought battleships built for the French Navy during the First World war. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... The Brooklyn class Philadelphia The Brooklyn class cruisers were seven light cruisers of the United States Navy which served during World War II. Armed with 5 (three forward, two aft) triple turret mounted 6 inch guns, they were all commissioned during 1937 and 1938 in the time between the start... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ...

C

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
C  Denmark submarine 369 3
C  UK cruiser 1916-18 4000 32
Ca  UK destroyer 1943-44 1,710 8
Cachalot  US submarine 1,100 2
Caledon  UK light cruiser 1916-17 4,180 3
Capetown = Carlisle  UK light cruiser 1917-18 4,290 5
Captain  UK frigate 1,500 78
Capitani Romani  Italy light cruiser 1940-42 3,686 3 (12 planned)
Casablanca  US escort aircraft carrier 7,800 50
Castle  UK corvette 1,060 44
Cavendish = Hawkins  UK heavy cruiser 1917-21 9,860 5
Ceres class  UK light cruiser 1917 4,290 5
Ceylon also Uganda; sub-class of Crown Colony  UK cruiser 1941-42 8,530 3
Ch, Co & Cr  UK destroyer 1944-45 1,825 24
Chang Ning Flag of the Republic of China Republic of China patrol boat 400 10
Clemson  US destroyer 1918-21 1,190 156
Cleveland class  US cruiser 1941-46 11,744 38
Colony; identical to Tacoma class frigates  UK frigate 1,400 21
Colorado  US battleship 1920-21 32,600 4
Colossus  UK light aircraft carrier 1943-44 13,200 10
Commencement Bay  US aircraft carrier 10,900 11
Condottieri; comprising five sub-classes - Di Giussano, Cadorna, Duca d'Aosta, Duca degli Abruzzi & Montecuccoli  Italy light cruiser 1930-35 5,110-8,610 12
Conte di Cavour  Italy battleship 1911 26,140 2
County  UK heavy cruiser 1926-31 8,250 - 10,900 13
Courbet  France battleship 1911-12 23,200 2
Crown Colony: comprising sub-classes Fiji and Ceylon  UK cruiser 1939-43 8,530 11
Currituck  US seaplane tender 1943-44 14,000 4

Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... The C-class were light cruisers of the Royal Navy, and were built in a number of sub-classes known as the Caroline (six ships), Cambrian (six ships), Centaur (two ships), Caledon (four ships), Ceres (five ships) and Carlisle (five ships) classes. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ... The C class was a class of 32 destroyers of the Royal Navy launched from 1943 to 1945. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Cachalot Class Submarine: Authorized as V-8 (SC-4); Laid down, 21 October 1931, as Cachalot (SS-170) at Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, ME.; Launched, 19 October 1933; Commissioned USS Cachalot (SS-170), 1 December 1933; Decommissioned, 17 October 1945, at Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA.; Struck from the Naval... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Captain class frigates were a class of 78 frigates of the Royal Navy launched in 1942– 1943. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... For the bird, see Frigatebird. ... The Italian Capitani Romani class of cruisers were essentially designed to out-run and out-gun the large new French destroyers of the Le Fantasque and Mogador classes. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946). ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Casablanca class of escort aircraft carriers was the largest class of this type ever built. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The escort aircraft carrier or escort carrier, was a small aircraft carrier developed by the Royal Navy in the early part of World War II to deal with the U-boat crisis of the Battle of the Atlantic. ... The Castle-class corvettes were an updated version of the much more numerous Flower-class corvettes of the Royal Navy, and started appearing during late 1943. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... French steam corvette Dupleix (1856-1887) Canadian corvettes on antisubmarine convoy escort duty during World War II. A corvette is a small, maneuverable, lightly armed warship, smaller than a frigate but larger than a coastal patrol craft. ... The Hawkins class was a class of five heavy cruisers of the Royal Navy designed in 1915 and constructed throughout the First World War. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... The C-class were light cruisers of the Royal Navy, and were built in a number of sub-classes known as the Caroline (six ships), Cambrian (six ships), Centaur (two ships), Caledon (four ships), Ceres (five ships) and Carlisle (five ships) classes. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Crown Colony-class light cruisers of the Royal Navy were named after Crown Colonies of the British Empire. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ... The C class was a class of 32 destroyers of the Royal Navy launched from 1943 to 1945. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Republic_of_China. ... For the Chinese civilization, see China. ... Categories: Ship types ... Clemson-class destroyers were commissioned by the United States Navy from 1919 to 1922, built by various shipyards. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... USS Cleveland (CL-55) The United States Navy designed the Cleveland class of light cruisers for World War II with the goal of increased range and AA armament as compared with earlier classes. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ... The Colony class frigates were a class of 21 ships constructed in the United States for transfer under lend lease to the Royal Navy. ... External links PF-1 Tacoma at GlobalSecurity. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... For the bird, see Frigatebird. ... The Colorado class battleships (or Maryland class, for those who prefer to name ship classes after the first unit to be completed) were up-gunned versions of the preceding Tennessee class, sharing their general design and appearance, but replacing the earlier ships twelve 14-inch/50-caliber guns with eight... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... The Colossus class was a class of ten light aircraft carriers of the Royal Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A light aircraft carrier is an aircraft carrier that is smaller than the standard carriers of a navy. ... The Commencement Bay-class escort aircraft carriers were based on the Maritime Commission T3 type tanker hull, which gave them a displacement of approximately 23,000 tons and a length of 557 feet (170 m). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Four aircraft carriers, (bottom-to-top) Principe de Asturias, amphibious assault carrier USS Wasp, USS Forrestal and light V/STOL carrier HMS Invincible, showing size differences of late 20th century carriers An aircraft carrier is a warship designed to deploy and in most cases recover aircraft, acting as a sea... Profile of Italian light cruiser Giovanni dalle Bande Nere, Condottieri class Condottieri was a light cruiser class of the Italian Regia Marina, built before World War II to gain predominance in the Mediterranean Sea. ... Di Giussano was a light cruiser class of the Italian Regia Marina. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946). ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... Conte di Cavour was a battleship class of the Regia Marina in World War I and World War II. It was composed of: Conte di Cavour (reconstructed before World War II) Giulio Cesare (reconstructed before World War II) Leonardo da Vinci (sunk during World War I) all laid down in... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946). ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... The County class were the first and last heavy cruisers of the Royal Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... The Courbet class dreadnought was a type of battleship of the French Navy. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... The Crown Colony-class light cruisers of the Royal Navy were named after Crown Colonies of the British Empire. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ... The Currituck class seaplane tenders were four ships built for the United States Navy during World War II. The role of a seaplane tender was to provide base facilities for squadrons of seaplanes in a similar way that an aircraft carrier does for its squadrons. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... A seaplane tender (or seaplane carrier) is a ship which provides the facililites necessary for operating seaplanes. ...

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Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
D  Denmark submarine 369 2
D  UK light cruiser 4,850 8
Danae  UK light cruiser 4,850 8
De Ruyter  Netherlands light cruiser 7,822 1
Deutschland  Germany battlecruiser 12,100 3
Di Giussano  Italy light cruiser 6,570 4
Dido  UK light cruiser 5,450 16
Draug  Norway destroyer 578 3
Duguay-Trouin  France cruiser 7,250 3
Dunkerque  France battleship 26,500 2

Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... The Danae class was a class of light cruiser built for the Royal Navy at the end of World War I and that survived to see service in World War II. // The Danaes were based on the design of the preceding C class series, but were lengthened by 20 feet... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The De Ruyter class was a class of light cruisers of the Royal Netherlands Navy, named after the famous Dutch admiral Michiel de Ruyter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Deutschland class was a series of three Panzerschiffe (armoured ships), a form of heavily armed cruiser, built by the German Reichsmarine in accordance with restrictions imposed by the Treaty of Versailles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... [[Image:HMS Hood and HMS Barham. ... Di Giussano was a light cruiser class of the Italian Regia Marina. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946). ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Dido class was a class of sixteen (including the Bellona sub-class) light cruisers built for the Royal Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Draug class was the first multi-vessel class of destroyers built for the Royal Norwegian Navy, the first destroyer ever built for the RNoN being the HNoMS Valkyrjen, commissioned 17 May 1896. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Duguay-Trouin class was a class of three French light cruisers built in the early 1920s. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ... The Dunkerque class was a new type of warship of the French Navy, labelled as fast battleship. Not as large as other contemporary battleships, they were designed to counter the threat of the German pocket battleships of the Deutschland class. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ...

E

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
E and F  UK destroyer 1,405 18
Eidsvold  Norway coastal battleship 4,233 2
Emerald  UK light cruiser 7,580 2
Erebus  UK monitor 7,200 2
Essex  US aircraft carrier 27,100 17
Edinburgh; sub-class of Town  UK light cruiser 10,000 2

The E and F class was a class of eighteen destroyers of the Royal Navy (three later transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy, one to the Royal Hellenic Navy and one to the Dominican Navy) launched in 1934. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Eidsvold class was a class of coastal battleships (also referred to as coastal defence ship), two of which where built for the Royal Norwegian Navy in 1899 by Armstrong Whitworth. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... Dutch Coastal defence ship Hertog Hendrik A Coastal defence ship can be described as an armoured cruiser sized warship with limited blue-water capacity, meant first of all for a coastal defence purpose. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Erebus class of monitors of the Royal Navy consisted of two ships: HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A monitor was a special form of warship, little more than a self-propelled floating artillery platform that could move close inshore and give its support to military operations on land. ... Essex was a class of aircraft carriers of the United States Navy, which constituted the 20th centurys most numerous class of heavy warships, with 24 ships built. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Four aircraft carriers, (bottom-to-top) Principe de Asturias, amphibious assault carrier USS Wasp, USS Forrestal and light V/STOL carrier HMS Invincible, showing size differences of late 20th century carriers An aircraft carrier is a warship designed to deploy and in most cases recover aircraft, acting as a sea... The Town-class were a ten-ship class of light cruisers built in three distinct sub-classes, Southampton, Gloucester and Edinburgh classes respectively, each sub-class adding on further weaponry. ... The Town-class were a ten-ship class of light cruisers built in three distinct sub-classes, Southampton, Gloucester and Edinburgh classes respectively, each sub-class adding on further weaponry. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ...

F

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
Fargo  US cruiser 10,000 2
Farragut  US destroyer 1365 8
Fiji class
sub-class of Crown Colony
 UK cruiser 8000 8
Fletcher  US destroyer 2050 175
Florida  US battleship 21,825 2
Flower  UK corvette 940 267
Fubuki  Japan destroyer 1750 20
Furutaka  Japan cruiser 10,507 2
Fuso  Japan battleship 34,700 2

Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ... The Farragut-class destroyers were a class of eight 1,365-ton destroyers in the United States Navy. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Crown Colony-class light cruisers of the Royal Navy were named after Crown Colonies of the British Empire. ... The Crown Colony-class light cruisers of the Royal Navy were named after Crown Colonies of the British Empire. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ... The United States Navy commissioned 175 Fletcher-class destroyers between 1942 and 1944. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Florida-class battleships of the United States Navy were its first battleships to have steam turbine propulsion. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... The Flower class corvettes were a class of 267 corvettes developed by the Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy specifically for the protection of shipping convoys during the Battle of the Atlantic (1939-1945) in World War II. They were a stop-gap measure in the war against the German... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... French steam corvette Dupleix (1856-1887) Canadian corvettes on antisubmarine convoy escort duty during World War II. A corvette is a small, maneuverable, lightly armed warship, smaller than a frigate but larger than a coastal patrol craft. ... The Fubuki The Fubuki Class destroyers, originally only known as numbered destroyers 35 to 54 of the Imperial Japanese Navy Special Type, were completed between 1928 and 1931. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ... The Fuso class (Japanese: 扶桑, an old name for Japan), was a type battleship of the Imperial Japanese Navy, designed before the First World War. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ...

G

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
G and H  UK destroyer 1,340 24
Gangut  USSR battleship 25,850 4
Gato  US submarine 1,825 73
Gearing  US destroyer 2,400 98
Gleaves  US destroyer 1,600 66
Glorious  UK aircraft carrier 26,500 2
Gloucester
sub-class of Town
 UK light cruiser 9400 3
Gneisenau = Scharnhorst  Germany battlecruiser 31,850 2
Gridley  US destroyer 1,500 4
Grom  Poland destroyer 1,975 2

HMS Hunter pictured before the war showing the original design of the class with flat-fronted bridge. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Gangut Class were the first series of Dreadnought battleships built for the Imperial Russian Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... The Gato-class submarine was the state of the art in American design at the start of World War II. Using the previous Tambor-class submarine as a basis, Gatos incorporated improvements to increase their overall patrol and combat abilities. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... USS Epperson (DD-719) The Gearing class of destroyers originated near the end of World War II when the United States Navy required more range (fuel) and anti-aircraft capabilities from its class destroyers. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... HMS Glorious as a carrier The Glorious class aircraft carrier was a design born of necessity. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Four aircraft carriers, (bottom-to-top) Principe de Asturias, amphibious assault carrier USS Wasp, USS Forrestal and light V/STOL carrier HMS Invincible, showing size differences of late 20th century carriers An aircraft carrier is a warship designed to deploy and in most cases recover aircraft, acting as a sea... The Town-class were a ten-ship class of light cruisers built in three distinct sub-classes, Southampton, Gloucester and Edinburgh classes respectively, each sub-class adding on further weaponry. ... The Town-class were a ten-ship class of light cruisers built in three distinct sub-classes, Southampton, Gloucester and Edinburgh classes respectively, each sub-class adding on further weaponry. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Gneisenau class were two large heavy-gun warships of the World War II German navy, the Kriegsmarine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... [[Image:HMS Hood and HMS Barham. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Categories: Naval stubs | Ship classes | Polish Navy ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ...

H

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number

This article is about the Royal Navy of Denmark. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... The Halcyon class was a class of 21 oil-fired minesweepers (officially, fleet minesweeping sloops) built for the British Royal Navy between 1933 and 1939. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS Pivot (AM 276) World War II United States Admirable Class Minesweeper shown in the Gulf of Mexico on sea trials 12 July 1944 Image:Hameln Class. ... The Hatsuhara class destroyers were designed under the restrictions of the 1930 London Naval Treaty. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Hawkins class was a class of five heavy cruisers of the Royal Navy designed in 1915 and constructed throughout the First World War. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... The German heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper fought as part of the German Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was named after Admiral Ritter von Hipper, commander of the German battlecruiser squadron during the Battle of Jutland in 1916 and later commander-in-chief of the German High Seas Fleet. ... Hiyo was an aircraft carrier class of the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II. Ships Hiyo Junyo Category: ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Hunt class was a class of destroyer escorts of the Royal Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A Destroyer Escort (DE) is classification for a small, comparatively slower warship designed to be used to escort convoys of merchant marine ships, primarily of the United States Navy in World War II. It is usually employed primarily for anti-submarine warfare, but also some protection against aircraft and smaller...

I

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number

HMS Inglefield The I class was a class of eleven destroyers of the Royal Navy launched in 1936–1937. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Illustrious-class aircraft carriers were some of the most important ships to the United Kingdom in World War II. They were laid down in the late 1930s as part of the rearmament of the Royal Navy in response to the threats of Hitler, Mussolini and militarist Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The Royal Navy built two Implacable-class aircraft carriers to succeed the Illustrious-class carriers during the Second World War. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Four aircraft carriers, (bottom-to-top) Principe de Asturias, amphibious assault carrier USS Wasp, USS Forrestal and light V/STOL carrier HMS Invincible, showing size differences of late 20th century carriers An aircraft carrier is a warship designed to deploy and in most cases recover aircraft, acting as a sea... USS Independence CV-22 USS Princeton CV-23 USS Belleau Wood CV-24 USS Cowpens CV-25 USS Monterey CV-26 The Independence class light carriers were a result of President Franklin D. Roosevelts interest in Navy shipbuilding plans. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The Iowa-class battleships were six battleships ordered by the United States Navy in 1939 and 1940 for use as escorts for the Fast Carrier Task Forces operating in the Pacific Theatre of World War II. Four were completed in the early to mid-1940s; two more were laid down... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Image:Battleship Ise. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Isles class trawlers were a class of trawler used by the Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy during World War II. 168 units of this class were bullt between 1940 and 1945. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A modern Icelandic trawler A trawler is a fishing vessel designed for the purpose of operating a trawl, a type of fishing net that is dragged along the bottom of the sea (or sometimes above the bottom at a specified depth). ... The Izumo (出雲) was an armored cruiser of the Imperial Japanese Navy built in Elswick, Great Britain by Armstrong Whitworth. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Schematic section of a typical armoured cruiser with an armoured upper and middle deck and side belt (red), lateral protective coal bunkers (grey) and a double-bottom of watertight compartments. ...

J

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number

HMS Juno The J and K class was a class of sixteen destroyer escorts of the Royal Navy launched in 1938. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Java class was a class of light cruisers of the Royal Netherlands Navy, named after the island of Java in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ...

K

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number

The Kagero class destroyers were a class of ships in service with the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. There were 19 ships total in the class. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Begining in 1937, conversions of four merchant ships, requisitioned from their owners by the IJN, were carried out at Kawasakis Kobe shipyard. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... A seaplane tender (or seaplane carrier) is a ship which provides the facililites necessary for operating seaplanes. ... Conversion: The space between her well decks is fitted with a platform that provides space and cover for 12 floatplanes that are better protected from foul weather by light platforms above the upper deck. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... A seaplane tender (or seaplane carrier) is a ship which provides the facililites necessary for operating seaplanes. ... The County class were the first and last heavy cruisers of the Royal Navy, being built in four sub-classes, that became known as the Kent, London, Norfolk and York classes. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... One of the KGV battleships, HMS Prince of Wales (1941) This article is about the 1939 class. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... The Kirov class cruisers were six vessels built between 1935-1944 for the Soviet Navy: Kirov, Voroshilov, Maxim Gorky, Molotov, Kalinin, and Kaganovich. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... Kongo (金剛) was the Imperial Japanese Navys first superdreadnought class battle cruiser, and the name-ship of its class, which included the Hiei, Kirishima, and Haruna. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... The K class was a class of light cruisers of the German Reichsmarine and Kriegsmarine, consisting of three ships named after German cities starting with the letter K: Königsberg, Karlsruhe, Köln. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ... There have been two different classes of minesweepers named Kuha in the Finnish Navy: Kuha class minesweepers (1941) Kuha class minesweepers (1974) Category: ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... USS Pivot (AM 276) World War II United States Admirable Class Minesweeper shown in the Gulf of Mexico on sea trials 12 July 1944 Image:Hameln Class. ... The five Kuma class cruisers ) were light cruisers operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ...

L

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number

HMS Laforey The L and M class was a class of sixteen destroyers of the Royal Navy, launched in 1939–1942. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The La Galissonniere class of light cruisers was a class of 6 ships built for France in the 1930s. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Leander class was a class of eight (including modified Australian Leanders) light cruisers built for the Royal Navy (RN), named after the character from Greek mythology. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (really an uprated guided missile destroyer), launched in 1992. ... The Leipzig class was a class of light cruisers of the German Kriegsmarine, consisting of two ships named after German cities, Leipzig and Nürnberg. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Lexington class aircraft carriers were the first operational aircraft carriers in the United States Navy (USS Langley was a strictly developmental ship which only served for a short time as an active fleet unit before being converted to a seaplane tender AV-3). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Four aircraft carriers, (bottom-to-top) Principe de Asturias, amphibious assault carrier USS Wasp, USS Forrestal and light V/STOL carrier HMS Invincible, showing size differences of late 20th century carriers An aircraft carrier is a warship designed to deploy and in most cases recover aircraft, acting as a sea... The Lion class of battleships were to be a development of the British King George V class battleships. ... The County class were the first and last heavy cruisers of the Royal Navy, being built in four sub-classes, that became known as the Kent, London, Norfolk and York classes. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... The County class were the first and last heavy cruisers of the Royal Navy. ...

M

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Mackerel Class Submarine: Laid down, 6 October 1939, at the Electric Boat Co. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... The Mahan class of destroyers were built by various shipyards between 1935 and 1937. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Majestic-class aircraft carriers were initially intended to be part of the Colossus-class, but were instead built to a modified design, still based on the Colossus design for operating heavier aircraft. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The Abdiel fast minelayers were a class of six Royal Navy ships commissioned and active during World War II. They were also referred to as the Manxman class and as mine-laying cruisers. The first 4 of the class were ordered in 1938. ... The Kirov class cruisers were six vessels built between 1935-1944 for the Soviet Navy: Kirov, Voroshilov, Maxim Gorky, Molotov, Kalinin, and Kaganovich. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... The Minotaur class of light cruisers of the Royal Navy originally consisted of eight ships, laid down in 1943. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A light cruiser is a warship that is not so large and powerful as a regular (or heavy) cruiser, but still larger than ships like destroyers. ... The Mississippi-class battleships, USS Mississippi (BB-23) and USS Idaho (BB-24), served in the US Navy from 1908 to 1914. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... The Mogami class (最上型) were a class of four cruisers built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Montana class battleships of the United States Navy were proposed successors to the Iowa class, being slower, but larger, better armoured, and carrying more guns. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... Myōkō (妙高) was the name-ship of the 4-member Myōkō class of heavy cruisers of the Imperial Japanese Navy—the other ships of the class being the Nachi, Ashigara, and Haguro. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Mutsuki, was a 1315-ton first-class destroyer, and the name ship of a class of twelve destroyers. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... These were late-war expedients, and as such were hardly the most graceful vessels to ever ply the waves: straight stems with little flare, kinda dumpy looking, and armed more like a DE than a real fleet destroyer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... A Destroyer Escort (DE) is classification for a small, comparatively slower warship designed to be used to escort convoys of merchant marine ships, primarily of the United States Navy in World War II. It is usually employed primarily for anti-submarine warfare, but also some protection against aircraft and smaller...

N

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The N class was a class of eight destroyers of the Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy launched in 1940–1941. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The six Nagara class cruisers ) were light cruisers operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Nagato (Japanese: é•·é–€, named after Nagato province) was a battleship of the Imperial Japanese Navy, the lead ship of her class. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... HMS Nelson For the Battleship class in the Cosmic Era of Gundam, see Nelson class battleship (Gundam) The Nelson class were battleships of the British Royal Navy built shortly following the Washington Naval Treaty in 1922. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The Nevada class battleships carried the United States Navys first triple gun turrets, a feature that would be seen in all but a few of its future battleship designs. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The New Mexico class battleships of the United States Navy, all three of whose construction began in 1915, were improvements on the design introduced three years earlier with the Nevada class. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The New Orleans The New Orleans class cruisers were a class of seven heavy cruisers built for the United States Navy under the Washington Naval Treaty before World War II. They were an improvement on the Northampton class heavy cruisers. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... The New York class battleship was a series of two battleships of the United States Navy which served during World War I and World War II. There were two ships in this class: the USS New York and the USS Texas. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The County class were the first and last heavy cruisers of the Royal Navy, being built in four sub-classes, that became known as the Kent, London, Norfolk and York classes. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... The United States Navy built two North Carolina-class battleships: USS North Carolina (BB-55) USS Washington (BB-56) North Carolina and her sister ship Washington were the first Post-Washington Treaty battleships as well as the first of the fast battleships. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The Northampton class of United States Navy cruisers was a reaction to the weight and cost of the Pensacola class, with nine 8-inch (203 mm) guns in three turrets and slightly thinner belt armor. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... In 1941, the passenger-cargo ship NOSHIRO MARU was requisitioned from the Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) Line by the IJN and converted to an armed merchant cruiser. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Auxiliary cruisers were merchant ships taken over for conversion into a vessel armed with cruiser-size guns, and employed either for convoy protection against true cruisers, or for commerce-raiding missions, where its appearance was used to trick merchant ships into approaching. ...

O

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number

The O and P class were two classs of destroyers of the Royal Navy launched in 1941 and 1942. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... USS Memphis forward superstructure, showing the casemates and turrets The Omaha-class cruisers were a class of light cruisers built for the United States Navy. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The OrzeÅ‚ class was a short series of modern submarines built in Dutch shipyards for the Polish Navy in the 1930s. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ...

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The Pennsylvania-class battleships, of the United States Navy, were an enlargement of the Nevada class; having two additional 14 in (356 mm) 45 caliber main battery guns, greater length and displacement, four propellers and slightly higher speed. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... Salt Lake City, Pensacola and the cruiser USS New Orleans (L to R) at Pearl Harbor in 1943. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... Pichincha is an active volcano in the country of Ecuador whose capital Quito wraps around its eastern slopes. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... The Porpoise-class were submarines built for the United States Navy in the late 1930s, and incorporated a number of modern features that would make them the basis for subsequent classes such as the Gato and Tang classes. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... The Porter-class destroyers were a class of eight 1850-ton destroyers in the United States Navy. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Portland class of heavy cruisers consisted of just a pair of ships built by the United States Navy: Portland (CA-33) Indianapolis (CA-35) Built during the early 1930s, these cruisers used the same three triple-turret layout for their 8-inch guns as the Northampton class, but mounted... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ...

Q

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number

HMS Quality The Q and R class was a class of sixteen destroyer escorts of the Royal Navy launched in 1941–1942. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Queen Elizabeth class battleships were five super-dreadnoughts of the Royal Navy, named in honour of Elizabeth I of England. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ...

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The first R class submarine was launched on 24 August 1918 at the Fore River Shipbuilding Company, Quincy, MA, and commissioned 16 December 1918 at Boston. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... Renown class battlecruiser The Renown class was a two ship class of battlecruisers of the Royal Navy, and were a battlecruiser design derived from, and originally intended to be members of, the Revenge-class battleships. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... [[Image:HMS Hood and HMS Barham. ... The Revenge-class battleships were five battleships of the Royal Navy, ordered as World War I loomed on the horizon, and launched in 1914–1916. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The Jean Bart was a French battleship of World War II named for the seventeenth century seaman and corsair Jean Bart. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The River class frigates were 151 frigates launched in 1941–1944. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... For the bird, see Frigatebird. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... A Destroyer Escort (DE) is classification for a small, comparatively slower warship designed to be used to escort convoys of merchant marine ships, primarily of the United States Navy in World War II. It is usually employed primarily for anti-submarine warfare, but also some protection against aircraft and smaller... The Bogue class were a group of Escort Carriers built during the second world war. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The Bogue class were a group of Escort Carriers built during the second world war. ... This article is about the navy of the United Kingdom. ... RyÅ«jō (Japanese: 龍驤, prancing dragon) was a light aircraft carrier of the Imperial Japanese Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ...

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The S-class submarines of the Royal Navy were originally designed and built during the modernisation of the submarine force in the early 1930s to meet the need for smaller boats to patrol the restricted waters of the North Sea and the Mediterranean Sea replacing the H class submarines. ... [[1]] The United States S-class submarines, often simply called the S-boats, were the first class of submarines built to a United States Navy design. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... The S and T class was a class of sixteen destroyer escorts of the Royal Navy launched in 1942–1943. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The Salmon class of United States Navy submarines were an incremental improvement over the Porpoise class, and were in turn almost immediately superceded by the Sargo class. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The escort aircraft carrier or escort carrier, was a small aircraft carrier developed by the U.S. Navy in the early part of World War II to deal with the U-boat crisis of the Battle of the Atlantic. ... The Sargo class of United States Navy submarine dates from 1939. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... The seagoing buoy tender is a class of small U.S. Coast Guard cutters that were designed to serve multiple missions in the Great Lakes and the oceans of the world. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Coast Guard shield The United States Coast Guard is the coast guard of the United States. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... The Sendai (川内) were a class of light cruisers operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Serrano class was a series of six destroyers which served with Chile during World War II. Description Displacement: 1090 tons Speed: 35 knots Main guns: three 4. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Chile. ... USS Sims (DD-409), lead ship of the class. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Shimakaze was a one-off super-destroyer built for the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. A virtual cruiser, she was armed with six 127mm dual purpose guns and conventional anti-aircraft and anti-submarine weaponry. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Shiratsuyu class destroyers were a class of destroyers of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War 2. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Sleipner class was a class of six destroyers built for the Royal Norwegian Navy from 1936 until the German invation in 1940. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... For other uses, see Norway (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... USS Sampson (DD-394) The Somers-class destroyer was a class of 1850-ton United States Navy destroyer based on the Porter-class. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... This article is about the class of World War II battleships. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The Town-class were a ten-ship class of light cruisers built in three distinct sub-classes, Southampton, Gloucester and Edinburgh classes respectively, each sub-class adding on further weaponry. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The Town-class were a ten-ship class of light cruisers built in three distinct sub-classes, Southampton, Gloucester and Edinburgh classes respectively, each sub-class adding on further weaponry. ... The Suffren class was a class of 4 heavy cruisers built for the French Navy in the late 1920s - early 1930s. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Svetlana class was a series of Soviet light cruisers, some of which have not been commissioned due to lack of materials, partly imported from England: Baltic Fleet Group Krasny Krym ex Svetlana - 1928-1958; Admiral Butakov - 1917; Admiral Spiridonov - 1926-1941; Admiral Greig - 1926-1937; Black Sea Fleet Group Chervona... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ...

T

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External links PF-1 Tacoma at GlobalSecurity. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The Takao class was a class of four heavy cruisers of the Imperial Japanese Navy launched between May 1930 and April 1931. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Tambor class submarine was a United States Navy submarine, used primarily during World War II. General Characteristics Lead Boat: USS Tambor (SS-198) Builders: Electric Boat (SS 198-200; 206-208), Portsmouth (SS 201,202,209,210), Mare Island (SS 203, 211) Number of boats: 12 boats ordered in... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... Tench class submarines were an evolutionary improvement over the Gato and Balao classes, only about 35 to 40 tons larger, but more strongly built and with a slightly improved internal layout. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). ... The United States Navy built two Tennessee-class battleships: USS Tennessee (BB-43) USS California (BB-44) Tennessee and her sister ship California were the first American battleships built to a post-Jutland hull design. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The United States Navys Essex class aircraft carriers constituted the industrial ages largest class of heavy warships. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Four aircraft carriers, (bottom-to-top) Principe de Asturias, amphibious assault carrier USS Wasp, USS Forrestal and light V/STOL carrier HMS Invincible, showing size differences of late 20th century carriers An aircraft carrier is a warship designed to deploy and in most cases recover aircraft, acting as a sea... Tone class cruiser was a type of cruiser used by the Imperial Japanese Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... The Tordenskjold class of coastal battleships was ordered by Norway as part as the general rearmament in the time leading up to the events in 1905, the two ships in the class (Tordenskjold and Harald Haarfagre) remained the backbone (alongside the slightly newer Eidsvold class) of the Royal Norwegian Navy... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... For other uses, see Norway (disambiguation). ... The Town-class were a ten-ship class of light cruisers built in three distinct sub-classes, Southampton, Gloucester and Edinburgh classes respectively, each sub-class adding on further weaponry. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The Town class destroyers were warships transferred from the United States Navy to the Royal Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy in exchange for military bases in the Bahamas and elsewhere, as outlined in the Destroyers for Bases Agreement between Britain and United States, signed on 2 September 1940. ... USCGC Duane with her Grumman JF-2 Duck clearly visible towards the rear. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... USCG photo of USCGC Hamilton (WHEC-715) The High Endurance Cutter is the largest class of vessel in the United States Coast Guard, aside from the Polar Ice Breakers. ... The Trento class was an Italian heavy cruiser design of the Regia Marina from the late 1920s. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946). ... The Tribal class, or Afridi class, were a class of destroyers built for the Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy and Royal Australian Navy that saw service in World War II. // From 1926 all Royal Navy destroyers had descended from a common lineage based upon the prototypes Amazon and Ambuscade. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The Tromp class was a class of light cruisers of the Royal Netherlands Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Trygg class was the third and last class of torpedo boats to be built for the Royal Norwegian Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... For other uses, see Norway (disambiguation). ... The Type I U-boat was a 1936 attempt by the German Kriegsmarine to produce an oceangoing U-boat. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... CV-707 renamed Vesikko on display in Suomenlinna The Type II U-boat was designed by Germany as a coastal submarine, modeled after the Finnish CV-707. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ...

U

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
U and V  UK destroyer 16
Unyru class  Japan fleet aircraft carrier 22,534 3

The U and V class was a class of sixteen destroyer escorts of the Royal Navy launched in 1942–1943. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The UnryÅ« class of aircraft carriers (雲龍 ç´š) were World War II Japanese aircraft carriers. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Four aircraft carriers, (front-to-back) Principe de Asturias, amphibious assault carrier USS Wasp, supercarrier USS Forrestal and light V/STOL carrier HMS Invincible, showing size differences. ...

V

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
V and W  UK destroyer / escort destroyer 1,100-1330 47
Vittorio Veneto  Italy battleship 41,177 3
Väinämöinen  Finland coastal defence ship 1931-32 3,900 2

HMS Wolverine from astern The V and W class was an amalgam of very similar oil-fueled destroyer classes built around the end of the First World War for the Royal Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ... A Destroyer Escort (DE) is a small, fast warship designed to be used to escort convoys of merchant marine ships. ... The Vittorio Venetos were the most modern battleship class of the Regia Marina, the Italian navy through World War II. They were also known as the Littorio or Italia class, after the first ship of class. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946). ... Väinämöinen was a Finnish coastal defence ship, the sister ship of the Finnish Navys flagship Ilmarinen and also the first ship of her class. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Dutch coastal defence ship Hertog Hendrik Coastal defence ships (sometimes called coast-defence battleships) were warships built for the purpose of coastal defence, mostly in the period 1860-1920. ...

W

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
W and Z  UK destroyer 1710 16
Wicher  Poland destroyer 1,400 2
Wickes  US destroyer 1,200 111
Wyoming  US battleship 27,000 2

The W and Z class was a class of sixteen destroyer escorts of the Royal Navy launched in 1943–1944. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... ORP Wicher, the lead ship of her class. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... The Wickes-class destroyers were built as a result of 1916 Congressional funding to build a fleet second to none. The basic requirement for the class was a possible speed of 35 knots. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The Wyoming Class was a class of battleships in service with the United States Navy from September 1912 to August 1947. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from...

Y

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
Yamato  Japan battleship 1940 64,170 2
York  UK heavy cruiser 1928-29 8,300 2
Yorktown  US aircraft carrier 1936-40 23,000 3
Yugumo Class  Japan destroyer 1941 to 1944 2,520 20

The Yamato class battleships ) of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) were the largest naval vessels of World War II and were the largest, heaviest battleships ever constructed to this day, displacing 72,800 metric tons (at full load) and armed with nine 46 cm (18. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... The County class were the first and last heavy cruisers of the Royal Navy, being built in four sub-classes, that became known as the Kent, London, Norfolk and York classes. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ... The Yorktown class aircraft carriers consisted of three carriers built by the USA not long before World War II. They bore the brunt of early action in that war, and the sole survivor of the class was to become the most accomplished ship in the history of the U.S... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Yugumo Evening Clouds) was the lead ship of her class of destroyer in the Imperial Japanese Navy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... USS McFaul underway in the Atlantic Ocean. ...

Z

Class Country Type Launch years Displacement (tons) Number
Zara  Italy heavy cruiser 1930-31 11,680 4

The Zara class was an Italian heavy cruiser design of the Regia Marina from the early 1930s, considered by many to be one of the best cruiser designs of World War II. Four ships of the class were completed, Zara, Fiume, Pola and Gorizia, all of which saw extensive service... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946). ... HMS Raleigh a Hawkins class cruiser around which the treaty limits for Heavy cruisers were written. ...

References

  • Whitley, M J (2000). Destroyers of World War Two: An International Encyclopedia. London: Arms and Armour Press. ISBN 1-85409-521-8. 
  • Whitley, M J (1995). Cruisers of World War Two: An International Encyclopedia. London: Arms and Armour Press. ISBN 1-85409-225-1. 
  • Allied warships. uboat.net. Guðmundur Helgason (1995-2007).

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