Color photos from inside the rear turret of BB 59.
Here are some great B&W photos of a recent skateboarding event aboard the USS North Carolina (BB 55) by Justin McLeod.
Last spring I talked with W. Frederick Zimmerman about his Nimble Book on the never-built class of superbattleships.
1. What made you decide to put together a book on the BB-67 USS Montana?
I had been experimenting with new formats for micropublishing (see Publish A “Nimble” Book With Us) and I wanted to publish a book with a strong pictorial element. I have been a battleship fan since I was a kid, and I knew that the Naval Historical Center has a lot of great public domain images online. I chose MONTANA because as a long-time participant in the Usenet newsgroup sci.military.naval (my first post was in 1995) I knew that naval history fans on the Internet love battleships, superships, and hypothetical ships, and MONTANA was the biggest, baddest hypothetical U.S. supership ever designed. 😉
Read the rest here.