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Designed for an Earlier Time: The Montana-class Battleships

Designed for an Earlier Time: The Montana-class Battleships: Montana-class Battleship, artist's rending

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USS New Hampshire (BB-70) was a Montana-class battleship authorized in 1940 but canceled in 1943 before her keel was laid

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The Montana class battleship was designed to be the successor to the four Iowa class fast battleships in service during World War II, a further two Iowa class battleships were under construction but scrapped at the end of the war.