Note: This post only covers combatant vessels. Aircraft Carriers Fleet & Light carriers (CV & CVL) Named after famous old USN ships & famous battles
Note: This post is only covering the naming conventions of the major combatant vessels of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Aircraft Carriers Named after birds, dragons,
The attributes of naval or maritime forces differ from that of land or air forces mostly due to the attributes of the environment that they
*I cannot speak for every navy or coast guard in the world, so this is largely from the perspective of the U.S. Navy and U.S.
Now that we have articles on the Japanese 18.1″/45 and U.S. 16″/50 guns themselves, let’s see how they stack up against each other in terms
Ships In Class Ships Laid Down Launched Commissioned Decommissioned Fate Bibb (WPG-31) 15 Aug. 1935 14 Jan. 1937 10 Mar. 1937 30 Sept. 1985 Sunk