After the advent of Industrial Revolution, human struggle for power saw a new dimension. Great Britain was known for her naval battleships. During World War 1 and 2, Battleships helped a lot for the protection of sea boundaries of the states. There are some Top Ten War ships which have special importance.
1. Iowa Class Fast Battle Ship:
It is a ship that is at a cutting edge of modern technology with a price tag of 1 Billion Dollars. This is the number one fighting ship of all time. It is the best of the best. Its weight is 57,450 tons with Quadruple Screw Steam turbines producing 212,000 horse powers. It has range of 15000 Nautical Miles at 12 knots. It has principal armament of 98*16 inch guns.
2. Ticonderoga Class Battle ship:
It is one of the most powerful ships in the world. Its displacement is 9,466 tons with 4 General Electric Turbine engines producing 80,000 horse powers. Its speed is 30 knots and its range is 6000 Nautical Miles at 20 knots. It has Kevlar Armor over vital Areas.
3. Nimitz Class- Aircraft Carrier:
This US air-craft carrier has an unlimited range and it has the capacity to carry 85 aircrafts. This battleship has a displacement of 97,000 tons having 2 Nuclear reactors driving 4 turbines producing 260,000 horse powers. It has a speed of 30 knots.
4. Bismarck Class Battle ship:
It is a battle ship which took on the British Navy and fought its way into history. It has a displacement of 50,153 Tons with 3* Geared Steam Turbines producing 150.170 horse power.
5. Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship:
A ship that fought in 2 world Wars has a displacement of 36,450 tons. It has Quadruple Screw steam Turbines producing 80,000 Horse powers. Its speed is 23 knots and contains 13 inches of Armor over vital areas with a crew of 1,190.
6. Deutschland Class Pocket Battleship:
It is a ship made for World War 2 by the Germans. Its displacement is 16,200 tons and have 8* man diesel engines producing 56,800 horse powers with speed 26 knots. It has a range of 9000 miles at 19 knots. It has maximum armor of five inches.
7. Japanese Yamato:
This battleship has a displacement of 65,027 tons with armament 9*460 mm. It was the largest battleship in 1945 when it was destroyed.
8. Fletcher Class –Destroyer:
Us army in avenging Japans attack on Pearl Harbor, decided to built this ship. It was a fast moving battleship which has a displacement of standard 2,325 tons, and has 2 geared turbines producing 60,000 shaft horse powers.
9. North Carolina Class- Battleship:
This ship has a displacement of 44,800 tons with propulsion quadruple steam turbines producing 1, 21000 horse powers. It has a speed of 27 knots with maximum armor of 16 inches on it.
10. Essex-Class Aircraft carrier:
It has a displacement of 34,880 tons and propulsion 4 shaft steam turbines producing 150,000 horse powers. It has a speed of 30 knots with range of 15000 Nautical miles at 12 knots. It contains maximum armor of 3 inches.