Great War Ships : The Evolution of the Battle Cruiser ( Video )

The Great War Ships

Built for speed, strength and the ability to scout far and wide, cruisers have played a key role in the world’s navies for the past 200 years. From early missions as raiders savaging enemy merchant ships to sailing in support of the battle fleet, cruisers have shown an amazing versatility and longevity exceeding that of almost any other type of warship.