Omaha Class Cruisers by Steve Wiper of Classic Warships: Reviewed by Timothy Dike: The Omaha Class Light Cruiser will almost certainly not make the most elegant ship category, but it does have a certain charm about it. Maybe it is that distinct four stacker look, or the pointed stern that makes one wonder which direction she is going to go. At any rate Steve Wiper has captured them in all.
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The Omahas were completed in 1923-1925. The first cruisers built by the United States since 1905, they reflected a long design process marked by strong disagreement about what kind of cruisers were needed. Discussion ranged from scout cruisers to battle cruisers, but the final design was a small scout cruiser, sometimes described as a super destroyer, which was to have very high speed.Techno-Wizard Aurora class Scout Cruiser:. The appearance of the vessel seems to be based on the Post World War One Omaha class Scout Cruiser. The Aurora class is far larger than the converted U.S.S. Olympia. In role, the cruiser acts as both a scouting vessel and as a flagship for destroyers and other light craft. Even thought it is called a cruiser, the Aurora is the size of a destroyer.Class B RVs range in size depending on the model. Most Class B motorhomes typically range from 16 ft. to 30 ft. in length and can fit in a regular-sized parking spot. They are easy to store when not in use and can be used as a second car if desired. These units are easy to drive and are the most economical choice out of all the classes of RVs due to their size. Another huge benefit of Class B.
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The USA built no cruisers between the Salem class of 1905 and the Omaha class of 1917 because there was serious disagreement as to what type of cruiser the USN needed. The initial requirements for the 1917 Scout, as it was known, included a speed in excess of 30kts, an endurance of 10,000nm and an armament of not less than six 6in guns on a displacement of about 8,000 tons. This was soon.
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The Brooklyn class design was considered to be generally superior to the previous heavy cruisers, and it was used as the basis of the 8in cruiser Wichita and the wartime Baltimore class. However the next light cruisers, the Atlanta class, were restricted by the London Naval Treaty of 1936, which allowed for the construction of 8,000 ton cruisers armed with 6in. Attempts to develop a dual.
This 56 page book has a wonderful assortment of photos and details of each of the 10 vessels that comprised the Omaha class. I have a good number of other Warship Pictorial books by this same author in my collection and this one is every bit as good. Steve Wiper has done the Omaha Class justice as it's one of the lesser known classes of cruisers that served our country during WWII.
The Omaha-class cruisers were a class of light cruisers built for the United States Navy.The oldest class of cruiser still in service with the Navy at the outbreak of World War II, the Omaha class was an immediate post-World War I design.
A high-speed scout cruiser carrying torpedo armament and relatively powerful artillery, with part of the guns placed in turrets. She was the first cruiser in the U.S. Navy to receive aircraft handling.
USS Detroit (CL-8) was an Omaha-class light cruiser, originally classified as a scout cruiser, of the United States Navy. She was the fourth Navy ship named for the city of Detroit, Michigan. She spent her first eight years as part of the Scouting Fleet either in the Atlantic or Mediterranean. Her first duty was to assist in the USAAS's first aerial circumnavigation of the world in 1924 and.
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