Right, seems like I need to update the scores:
Most Beautiful Fast Battleship of WWII
Voting closed - in due course the final to be contested by:
Bismarck (Germany) vs Yamato (Japan)
Most Beautiful Battlecruiser of WWII
Voting also now closed - in due course the final will be contested by:
USS Alaska (United States) vs HMS Hood (United Kingdom)
Most Beautiful Inter-War Heavy Cruiser
Hipper (5) - warspite1, Orm, Chickenboy, MAurelius, Termite2
Wichita (2) - fodder, british exil
Algerie (2) - redcoat, bradfordkay
Zara (6) - warspite1, redcoat, Orm, Chickenboy, MAurelius, bradfordkay
Mogami (3) - fodder, Termite2, british exil
The next two categories - which I shall begin on Saturday will feature Most Beautiful Light Cruiser (i.e. 6-inchers) and Most Beautiful Cruisers (other).
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Horatio Nelson - October 1805