The BALTIMORE (CA-68) was launched 28 July 1942, commissioned 15 April 1943, and reported to the Pacific Fleet. Between November 1943 and June 1944 BALTIMORE was part of the fire support and covering forces at the operations in the Southeast Asia. In July 1944, she embarked President Roosevelt and his party and steamed to Pearl Harbor.
Z21, a Type 1936 destroyer, was a denominated after Wilhelm Heidkamp. She was commissioned on June 10th, 1939. The ship was improved and enlarged versions of the 1934 and 1934A classes. The structural integrity and Engine reliability was much improved and they were much better seagoing ships, shipping much less water through an improvement in the design...
USS South Dakota was developed in June 1941 and commissioned in March 1942. In November, 1942, she joined battleship USS Washington and some destroyers to form TF 64. The force was operating southwest of Guadalcanal against a Japanese bombardment group consisted of the one battleship, two heavy cruisers and a destroyer screen.
USS Colorado (BB-45) is the first ship of the Coloradoclass battleship.USSColoradoin 1919 at New York shipyard made, launched in 1921, in 1923. Then USS Colorado, mainly on training, and participated in many fleet problem-solving exercises.1941 Japanese naval attack on Pearl Harbor a few months, Colorado by the Hawaii returned to America from repair, lucky.
HMS Malaya is the queen Elizabethclass battleship of the last, Launched in 1915 March at the Armstrong Whitworth.Malaya was hit eight times atJutland, suffering 63 dead and 68 wounded, and fired 215 shells. In World War II she escorted convoys and was damaged by a torpedo from U-106 in 1941.
Z-30 was one of German navy Type 1936A destroyers. The rationale for Type 1936A destroyers was determinated by two factors, the need to fight with the superior numbers of British destroyers and the potential need to fight the French Navy which possessed several types of oversize and powerfully armed destroyers.