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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

USS SOUTH DAKOTA (ACR-9)/HURON (CA-9)


AMERICA'S FIRST ALL-STEEL WARSHIPS WERE A STARK TRANSITION FROM THE WOOD-AND-IRON MIXED CONSTRUCTION INTRODUCED IN THE CIVIL WAR ERA.
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Oh yes....she had her problems....but regardless of that she was a great lady of the seas.  

This is a short thumbnail history of the ole girl........excellent pictures....and if your into 'ship histories' this is one you well need to keep for your record books

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Hope you enjoy the article