ex-Boise, a Brooklyn-class light cruiser, she was sold to the Argentine Navy in 1951, and then was renamed as Nueve de Julio.
These 12-inch cannons are not strong enough.
The top tier of the US light cruiser branch.
A US light cruiser design during the development of 152mm DP guns.
Buffalo was a cruiser designed in 1940, featuring a larger displacement and better protection than previous Baltimore-class cruiser.
Des Moines's sister ship, now moored as a museum ship at her birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts.