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Alaska Class Large Cruiser USS Guam (CB-2)

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USS Guam (CB-2) was an Alaska-class large cruiser which served with the United States Navy during the end of World War II. She was the second and last ship of her class to be completed. The ship was the second vessel of the US Navy to be named after the island of Guam, an American territory in the Pacific. Due to her commissioning late in the war, Guam saw relatively limited service during the war. She participated in operations off Okinawa in March–July 1945, including providing anti-aircraft defense for the carrier task force and conducting limited shore bombardment operations. She participated in sweeps for Japanese shipping in the East China and Yellow Seas in July–August 1945. After the end of the war, she assisted in the occupation of Korea and transported a contingent of US Army troops back to the United States. She was decommissioned in February 1947 and placed in reserve, where she remained until she was stricken in 1960 and sold for scrapping the following year.

United States
Name:Guam
Ordered:9 September 1940
Builder:New York Shipbuilding Corporation
Laid down:2 February 1942
Launched:12 November 1943
Commissioned:17 September 1944
Decommissioned:17 February 1947
Struck:1 June 1960
Identification:Hull number: CB-2
Honors and
awards:
2 battle stars
Fate:Scrapped in May 1961
General characteristics
Class and type:Alaska-class large cruiser
Displacement:
  • Standard: 29,779 long tons (30,257 t)
  • Full load: 34,253 long tons (34,803 t)
Length:808 ft 6 in (246.4 m)
Beam:91 ft 1 in (27.8 m)
Draft:31 ft 10 in (9.7 m)
Installed power:
Propulsion:
Speed:33 knots (61 km/h; 38 mph)
Range:12,000 nmi (22,000 km; 14,000 mi) at 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)
Crew:1,517
Armament:
Armor:
Aircraft carried:4

Scale 1:1

I recently tried 3D model as a reference, I should've thought about that earlier It's easy to understand the shape of the ship better with that.

My texture pack (use this in order to see the camo better)
USN Warships 1.11


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08/02/2019 7:23 pm
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TheWarHawk2005
Wow!
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08/01/2019 4:23 pm
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OneSidedBattle
Did someone say ACCURATE CAMOUFLAGE?
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Sketchzi
don't really accurate, but close enough
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