Battleship

Seldom images of Battleship Roma's engine and boiler rooms.

Seldom interior images of Italy’s WWII Battleship Roma

Battleship Roma (‘Corazzata Roma’) was the fourth Vittorio Veneto-class battleship of Italy’s Regia Marina (Royal Navy). She was laid down almost four years after the first two ships of the class (Impero and Vittorio Veneto) and was commissioned on 14 June 1942. On 9 September 1943 she was sunk by the German Luftwaffe with a Fritz X radio-controlled bomb. Roma …

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Seldom images of Battleship Roma's interior.

Seldom interior images of Italy’s WWII Battleship Roma

Seldom interior images of Italy’s WWII Battleship Roma (Page 2) Battleship Roma (‘Corazzata Roma’) was the fourth Vittorio Veneto-class battleship of Italy’s Regia Marina (Royal Navy). She was laid down almost four years after the first two ships of the class (Impero and Vittorio Veneto) and was commissioned on 14 June 1942. On 9 September 1943 she was sunk by the …

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Seldom images of Battleship Roma's exterior; turrets and deck guns.

Seldom exterior images of Italy’s WWII Battleship Roma

Seldom exterior images of Italy’s WWII Battleship Roma Battleship Roma (‘Corazzata Roma’) was the fourth Vittorio Veneto-class battleship of Italy’s Regia Marina (Royal Navy). She was laid down almost four years after the first two ships of the class (Impero and Vittorio Veneto) and was commissioned on 14 June 1942. On 9 September 1943 she was sunk by the German Luftwaffe with …

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Musashi Expedition – 2 hour TOUR

Paul G. Allen and his research team broadcasted a live-stream tour of the wreckage of the Japanese battleship Musashi, one of the most renowned and technologically advanced battleships in history. Commissioned in 1942, the Musashi was the largest battleship in naval history, weighing in at 73,000 tons fully loaded. It featured eighteen-inch armor plating and was armed …

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Video sheds light on sinking of the Musashi

Debris scattered over a large area at the bottom of the sea in the Philippines indicate that the massive Japanese World War II battleship Musashi was blown into pieces in an undersea explosion 70 years ago. “The wreck is actually very damaged,” said David Mearns, a marine scientist on the Musashi research team. “It appears she …

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