Des Moines-class cruiser
The Des Moines-class cruisers were a trio of heavy cruisers built for the US Navy between 1948 - 1949. They were the last of the all-gun type cruiser with their size only being exceeded by the USS Alaska class large cruiser, making the Des Moines class an intermediate between a Heavy cruiser and Battlecruiser.
- USS Des Moines (CA-134) (1948)
- USS Newport News (CA-148) (1972)
Vehicles are listed in order of refit year, not build year
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- [Devblog] Winter Event: USS Newport News (CA-148)
- [Devblog] Pre-order: USS CA-134 Des Moines 1948 heavy cruiser
|USA heavy cruisers|
|New Orleans-class||USS New Orleans|
|Baltimore-class||USS Baltimore · USS Pittsburgh|
|Des Moines-class||USS Des Moines · USS Newport News|