Top Ten Ships From WW2

The Top Ten Ships From WW2

1 Bismarck

The Bismarck is a good ship and a bad one its time in the sea was about a week its speed was good guns too but not the amour id give it a replacement with the yamato

"the ship the most powerful navy in the world, feared" So powerful that it was sunk in the beginning of the war.

It's most beautiful and feared battleship and it took more 7ships' shells and Royal Navy aircrafts to sink her, so think if there were all 4BB than it is quite difficult to deal with Kriegsmarine

Engineering brilliance at its best. Not rivalled one on one in my view. Even the later US ships or those Japanese monsters

2 Yamato Yamato is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Bigger, badder, and much stronger then the Bismarck. The Yamato had 18 inch guns, the largest in the entire war, with an armor belt and size rival to none along with a massive array of AA guns(150 to be exact). It was the literal definition of a floating fortress. It took the entire US carrier task force to sink, which included over 400 aircraft and eight carriers. There is a reason it was know as the pride of the Imperial Japanese Navy.

I took 40 aircraft to destroy this

I like yamato

Only 4!? Put this on number 1 you idiots don't know how devastating power this thing had! It took ages for americans to destroy thos

3 USS Iowa

This is the best ship. The Japanese were afraid to put any of there ships against the Iowa in fear the Iowa would destroy them.

As an obsolete class of ships, this was by far the best ever built and one of the few that saw its role as a support vessel. This is a no brainier, the Bismarck was a pile of junk compared to it on so many levels. Sick of hearing about the Bismarck and even worse the hood! All around, this class of battleships had no equal and would be the one a smart individual would want to serve on! Best guns, better then the 18" of the Yamato, by far the best anti aircraft protection, armor belt, speed, radar aiming, damage control and it just gives on. Not saying it could not lose but it's the ship I would bet on to Win! In fact, if not this class then my next choice would be the Dakotas over the rest.

She even had the capability of firing nukes, which was an actual plan to load this class with nuclear warhead shells for coastal bombardment. And she could fit places yamato could not.

The most awesome ship EVER!

4 Enterprise

This carrier was in a class by itself. It was seemingly unsinkable.

This ship was once the only operational US carrier in the Pacific at one point in WW2. The Japanese reportedly sunk it three times but the ship just got repaired. This ship allowed the USA to just hold on until the Essex class carriers came out. So feared by the Japanese they nicknamed it the Grey Ghost. Also sunk at least 2 of the 4 Japanese carriers at Midway. Most decorated warship in US history.

It was the best ship in World War II and saw more action than any other ship

Actually it was reported sunk SIX times not just three.

5 Tirpitz

Took the damn busters to destroy it and sister ship to bismark

6 HMS Hood

Lucky it got a quick death. Almost cried when I heard the story.

The Hood - in my opinion - was a beautiful ship. The battle of the Denmark Strait was incredible and the story of the battle between the Bismark, the Hood, The Prince Of Whales and Prince Eugen should go down in naval history. Not only was it an amazing ship, the propaganda involving it and the spur of the navy when it was sunk was magical. Also, the Trpitz was terrible compared to the Hood. People in Germany didn't make days out of seeing it and they CERTANLY didn't care for it much when it was sunk.

Why is Tirpitz above Hood? Tirpitz did nigh on NOTHING for the entire war.

It should replace with the enterprise it sank in 2mins and 30 secs

7 HMS Warspite

A ship with real spirit, she never knew when she was beaten, and that means she was invincible

This ship refused to die, even when its own creators sent it to the scrapper.

One of the best gunnery ships of all time also the only battleship to survive a guided missile attack

8 RN Roma
9 USS North Carolina

Washington's hit rate on Kirishima makes her a strong candidate. Had she not stopped firing as she did not know where SoDak was (let alone actually got any help from her), Ms. W could have crushed a fleet by herself.

10 Blücher

The Newcomers

? USS Missouri
? HMS Prince of Wales (R09)

The Contenders

11 Admiral Hipper
12 HMS Rodney
13 USS Essex (CV-9)
14 HMS Belfast

Its great!

15 IJN Musashi

I feel like it's the Musashi because it's the sister of the Yamato which is large, but the Musashi is slightly larger and she was a great ship until she sunk sadly.

It's the sister ship of Yamato, the most powerful battleship ever built.

16 Gneisenau

Although not the best Nazi made warship, the Gneiseau has always been overshadowed by the Bismarck and Tirpitz. She has great guns and even better secondaries. Her main batteries have 2 (in a single battery) 380mm guns. Her secondaries shread small ships like destroyers to pieces if they get in range. Let’s also not forget she has torpedoes on either side of her. From what I know, she is the only battleship (other than her sister the Scharnhorst) to ever have torpedoes. She isn’t the best looking ship but she does have the firepower seen on Nazi ships like the Bismarck.

17 Scharnhorst
18 USS Arizona
19 USS Yorktown

This ship Took magior hits in Midway. And even stayed afloat Till after the battle and was sunk by an enemy sub.

20 USS Texas

This ship served in Normandy and the placific. Won multiple accuracy competitions.

21 Shōkaku
22 Zuikaku

Best japanase ship by performance (just before her sister because she survived longer). Can be seen as japanase Enterprise, being a lucky ship with and best ship on her country.

23 Royal Sovereign
24 USS San Diego
25 South Dakota

Should be on the list, nearly as fast and potent as the Iowas but within treaty weight limits.

26 Richelieu

Should be on the list

27 German U-Boat

This I have to go for I give credit to just because I'm German but I'm also Italian so I have no favorites.

28 IJN Nagato
29 USS Johnston (DD-557)

Battle off Samar. Sunk Two ships, forced Yamato out of the battle, was crippled, STILL engaged 4 destroyers, ect...

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