Tuesday, 25 April 2017

The numbers of warships of the US Navy in actual service according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad 1934 no. 7

An item referred to the magazine R.U.S.I. dated November 1934 reporting that the US Navy budget 1934-1935 reported that to be kept in service were 14 battleships, 15 heavy cruisers, 10 light cruisers, 72 destroyers, 54 submarines, 4 aircraft carriers, 5 minelayers and 1 air ship. Together with smaller ships and vessels like minesweepers, auxiliary ships and the coast guard were 306 ships and vessels available.