The following image created by Donn Thorson depicts all the classes of U.S. Navy capital ships from 1861 to 1945 which includes monitors, pre-dreadnoughts, dreadnoughts and battleships. For all the classes, the author gives the vessels that were in each class, the general characteristics and the main armament. Other illustrations related to U.S. Navy you can find here.
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