LINKS


Here are some links for further information and a listing of some of the other ships that served with the Tuscaloosa.

GENERAL SITES

Department of the Navy - Naval Historical Center
NavSource Naval History
Haze Gray & Underway - Naval History and Photography
US Navy in World War II
The Pacific War: The U.S. Navy
WWII Cruiser Operations

NAVAL TREATY

A very comprehensive site
Another site
Text of the Washington Naval Treaty

NEW ORLEANS CLASS CRUISERS

http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/Bunker/4929/New_Orleans.htm
http://www.microworks.net/pacific/ships/cruisers/new_orleans.htm
http://www.warships1.com/USca032_NewOrleans.htm
http://home.pacbell.net/lmsjr/ships/cruisers/ca-neworleans.html
http://homepages.fh-giessen.de/~hg6339/Data/us/cCA_NewOrleans.htm
http://members.home.net/talktoome/usnca.html#Name NEW Orleans

OTHER WICHITA PAGES

Wichita Cruise Book at the Wichita Public Library:  300,000 Miles to Victory:  U.S.S. Wichita
The About.com guide for the city of Wichita has a page on USS Wichita
http://www.microworks.net/pacific/ships/cruisers/wichita.htm
http://www.warships1.com/USca045_Wichita.htm
http://home.pacbell.net/lmsjr/ships/cruisers/ca-wichita.html
http://homepages.fh-giessen.de/~hg6339/Data/us/cCA_Wichita.htm

HISTORICAL TOPICS

Lend-Lease Text
Destroyers for Bases Text
Destroyer for Bases List

Full DANFS Entry for USS Tuscaloosa
Full DANFS Entry for USS Wichita

Related Narratives for Tuscaloosa (T) and Wichita (W):

T 1939 Goodwill Cruise of South America, from the viewpoint of USS San Francisco
T FDR's December 1940 Caribbean cruise, lend-lease and the involvement of Harry Hopkins
T & W  The loss of much of convoy PQ-17 (from Iceland to the Soviet Union) (Aug. 1942)
T & WCoverage of Convoys to Murmansk (including PQ-17) from the perspective of Liberty Ships (1942)
T & W  Operation Torch - The Invasion of North Africa (Casablanca), from the viewpoint of a destroyer (Nov. 1942)
T Operation Leader - Carrier strikes against German shipping in Norway (Oct. 1943)
T Operation Anvil/Dragoon - The Invasion of Southern France, from the viewpoint of a destroyer (Aug. 1944)

OTHER

U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation (www.lonesailor.org)

World War II Memorial

New York Shipbuilding Co.  (builder of Tuscaloosa)


A Partial List of

OTHER SHIPS THAT SERVED WITH USS TUSCALOOSA:  

BB-40USS NEW MEXICO
BB-41 USS MISSISSIPPI
BB-42USS IDAHO
BB-56 USS WASHINGTON
BB-59 USS MASSACHUSETTS
CA-31USS AUGUSTA
CA-38 USS SAN FRANCISCO
CA-39USS QUINCY
CA-44USS VINCENNES
CA-45USS WICHITA
CV-4 USS RANGER
DD-144USS UPSHUR
DD-396 USS JOUETT
DD-399 USS LANG
DD-411 USS ANDERSON
DD-412 USS HAMMANN
DD-417USS MORRIS
DD-419 USS WAINWRIGHT
DD-425 USS MADISON
DD-429 USS LIVERMORE
DD-432 USS KEARNY   Site 2
DD-433 USS GWINN
DD-434 USS MEREDITH   Site 2
DD-435 USS GRAYSON   Site 2
DD-437 USS WOOLSEY
DD-438 USS LUDLOW   Site 2
DD-571  USS CLAXTON
DM-25  USS SHANNON (ex DD-736)

Links have been given to sites for individual ships where known.  Contributions of additional ship names or sites welcomed.

The other ships named Tuscaloosa and Wichita:

USS Tuscaloosa County (LST-1187), a tank landing ship in commission from 1970-94. General informationHistory.

USS Wichita (AOR-1), a replenishment oiler in commission from 1969-93.  General Information.


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