80-G-K-4575 (Color): USS Missouri (BB-63). Photographed while on her shakedown cruise, August 1944. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives. (2016/01/06).
The 5"/25 (127 mm) battery aboard the U.S. Navy battleship USS New Mexico (BB-40) prepares to fire during the bombardment of Saipan 15 June 1944. Note the time-fuze setters on the left side of each gun mount each holding three "fixed" rounds of ammunition; the barrels of 20 mm machine guns at the extreme right; and triple the 14"/50 (34.5 cm) guns in the background.
Port side view of USS San Diego (CL 53) preparing to tie-up at Mare Island on 10 April 1944.[1879x1489]
Port side view of USS San Diego (CL-53) preparing to tie-up at Mare Island on April 10, 1944.
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The US Navy delivered a stunning defeat to the Japanese Navy at the Battle of Midway Island. This was the finest recorded naval warfare victory ever.
Camouflaged Ships: An Illustrated History - USNI News
Friday’s deployment of USS Freedom (LCS 1) will revive a tradition of camouflaging warships. Outside of smaller patrol boats, the U.S. largely abandoned elaborate color schemes and stuck with haze gray. But with the advent of the Littoral Combat Ship, a combatant designed to operate close to shore, the concept has returned. To put Freedom’s …
HMS Jupiter (F85/G85) a J class Destroyer. Built by Yarrow & Co at Scotstoun & commissioned 25/06/39. Escorted HMS Repulse out to Far East and was part of Z Force when Prince of Wales & Repulse sunk by Japanese Bombers on 10/12/41. Credited with sinking Japanese Submarine I-60 on 17/01/42. Became a part of ABDA's sea forces & was sunk during the battle of the Java Sea on 27/02/42 after striking a Dutch mine.