USS LING (SS-297)

USS LING (SS-297)

Class: Balao SubmarineLaunched: August 15, 1943At: Cramp Shipbuilding Company, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaCommissioned: June 8, 1945Length: 311 feet, 8 inchesBeam: 27 feet, 2 inchesDraft: 17 feet (surface trim)Displacement: 1,525 tons (surfaced)Armament: Ten 21-inch to... read more

USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62)

USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62)

Class: Iowa Battleship Launched: 7 December 1942 At: Philadelphia Naval Shipyard Commissioned: 23 May 1943Length: 887 feet, 7 inches Beam: 108 feet, 1 inch Draft: 38 feet Displacement: 57,200 tons Armament: Nine 16"/50 caliber guns; 12 5"/38 caliber guns; 32 Tomahawk missile launchers; 16... read more