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I am the artist of the Alaska drawing used in the infobox. This is the incorrect original version I submitted in 2009. A redrawn version of Alaska is available on each individual ship's page (see CB-1 Alaska and CB-2 Guam articles). I would very much prefer it if my redrawn versions were used for the infobox on this page and the outdated drawing deleted.
Thanks Ed. Have had a renewed interest in this class and am probably going to revise the drawings based on the new information I've come across. Thanks for replacing the drawing. 184.108.40.206 (talk) 18:40, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Anytime. I'd love to see the revised drawings when you're done, whether you upload them here or not. :-) Ed[talk][majestic titan] 20:07, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
I've found several instances of my drawing being reproduced without the Shipbucket template around the web, and was reminded that no link to it exists on Wikipedia. I think it's for the best that all the Shipbucket work I've added to WP gets removed. I hate to do this but am tired of having to police the various naval forums for my work being used without credit. Colosseum (talk) 05:27, 1 January 2014 (UTC)
Does this mean the ships had additional armor offering partial protection against heavier shells, or reduced armor offering less protection against standard shells? To a person not expert about the relative capabilities and historical prevalence of 12-inch guns, this wording is very ambiguous. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 18:28, 23 July 2014 (UTC)