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 So called "pocket battleship"  Admiral Graf Spee  was one
of the successful German Atlantic corsairs. She sank 9 merchant ships.
Hunted by Allied cruisers, she was damaged during Battle of the River Plate
 and finally scuttled near Montevideo.
 

   

 Very small but powerful US duck called USS Arapaho.
Fleet Ocean Tug was laid down in 1941 and worked like heavy horse
about 20 years. Then she was tranfered to Argentina where she served as
 
Comandante General Zapiola.
Click HERE to see computer graphic of Mr. TAKEUCHI

   

 Medium sized british duck with big guns - HMS Roberts 
This monitor was laid down in 1940 and supported allied invasion in Sicily,
 landing in Salerno or invasion in Normandy.
After WWII she served as training ship and was scrapped in 1965.

 

 Fast US attack transport duck - APD-63 USS Lloyd. 
Converted Buckley class DE.
 The USS Llyod was the flagship for the Pacific APD Division.

   

 Very small Japanese duck -  Submarine Chaser CH-13 . Probably torpedoed
 and sunk in 1943 by USS PICKEREL (SS-177) of Lt.Cdr Augustus H. Alston. 
USS Pickerel was lost the same day...

   

 Late war Japanese small duck called "HATSUZAKURA" 
Completed in May 1945 as improvised destroyer for defending
 of homeland, supporting of landings and for supplying.
In 27th August 1945 she carried Japanese emissaries to meet
 USS MISSOURI (BB-63) at Tokyo Bay.
 
After the war Hatsuzakura was transfered to USSR as reparation. 

   

Very small US escort duck called "Samuel B. Roberts"
My hero from Battle off Samar, where faced to fleet of 
admiral's Kurita huge ducks, included Yamato.
Killed by battleship Kongo during Battle off Samar in 1944.
 

Battle off Samar website                       Samuel B. Roberts history and last fight

   

Medium sized Japanese duck called "Chitose" with flies. 
Finally used as decoy to catch Halsey's interest.
Killed by US flies in 1944.

   

Small but fast US duck called "Laffey"
Courageous enough to attack huge Japanese duck called Hiei,
but killed in two minutes near Guadalcanal
on Friday 13th, 1943.

   
 
 

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