HMS Duke of York was one of Britain's five 14 in King George V class battleships, designed in the 1930s to 35000 ton Washington Treaty tonnage limits. She was flagship of the force that sank German battleship Scharnhorst on Boxing Day 1943 in a purely surface action, with no air involvement. Of the class only Prince of Wales (sunk by Japanese aircraft in December 1941) did not survive WW2.
USS Buck (destroyer,) battleship Wisconsin and heavy cruiser Saint Paul off Korea 22 February 1952.
HMS Prince of Wales escaped Hood's fate only to meet her own demise , along with HMS Repulse off Singapore in December of the same year , 1941 when Japanese bombers sank both ships in the Singapore Straits
View of the superstructure of the “Massachusetts” (BB-59, Class “South Dakota”) battleship from the side of the tanker «Kaskaskia» (AO-27) class T3-S2-A in the October 17, 1944. Clearly visible air defense system and the battleship Mk.8 antenna of the the radar. Time taken: 17 October 1944
HMS Duke of York, a King George V-class battleship, famous for sinking the Scharnhorst.[2218 x 1301]
Yamato (大和?), named after the ancient Japanese Yamato Province, was the lead ship of the Yamato class of battleships that served with the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. On 7 April 1945 she was sunk by American carrier-based bombers and torpedo bombers with the loss of most of her crew.
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